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Drawing on her extensive fieldwork, Wong lays out the ritual in detail: the way it is enacted, the foods and objects involved, and the people who perform it, emphasizing the way the performers themselves discuss and construct aspects of the ceremony.

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Sounding the Center book. Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Performance (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology). Sounding the Center is an in-depth look at the power behind classical. Focusing on the ritual honoring teachers of music and dance, Deborah Wong reveals a complex network of connections among kings, teachers, knowledge, and performance that underlies the classical court arts.

Deborah Anne Wong (born 1959) is an American academic, educator, and public musicologist. Her scholarship is in the field of ethnomusicology, where she is known for her studies of Asian American and Thai music. She identifies herself as Chinese-American, Asian-American, and multi-ethnic. Wong was born on the East Coast of the US, and now lives in California. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in anthropology and music at the University of Pennsylvania in 1982

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Her first book, Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Ritual (Chicago . Wong is deeply involved with the Society for Ethnomusicology.

Her first book, Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Ritual (Chicago University Press, 2001), addresses ritual performance about performance and its implications for the cultural politics of Thai court music and dance in late twentieth-century Bangkok. She served as its President from 2007-09, on its Board of Directors for three consecutive terms as Secretary (1999-2001, 2001-03, 2003-05), and on the SEM Council (1992-94 and 2006-07)).

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Chicago studies in ethnomusicology. Geographic Name: Bangkok (Thailand) Social life and customs. Geographic Name: Bangkok (Thailand) Religious life and customs. Uniform Title: Chicago studies in ethnomusicology. Rubrics: Rites and ceremonies Thailand Bangkok Ritual Ethnomusicology Folklore Performance Oral tradition Dance Religious aspects Music. Download Sounding the center : history and aesthetics in Thai Buddhist performance Deborah Wong. leave here couple of words about this book: Tags: Art Prehistoric.

Deborah Wong is the Chair of the Department of Music at the University of California, Riverside and is an. .Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Performance (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology) Aug 15, 2001.

Deborah Wong is the Chair of the Department of Music at the University of California, Riverside and is an ethnomusicologist. Asian American issues and activities are a priority for Wong, who identifies as Chinese American (third generation), multiethnic, and Asian American. She is active in the struggle to save the site of Riverside's Chinatown from development.

Thai Music and Musicians in Contemporary Bangkok. Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Performance. Center for Southeast Asia Studies Monograph 34. Berkeley: Center for Southeast Asia Studies, University of California at Berkeley, 1993. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Sounding the Center is an in-depth look at the power behind classical music and dance in Bangkok, the capital and sacred center of Buddhist Thailand. Focusing on the ritual honoring teachers of music and dance, Deborah Wong reveals a complex network of connections among kings, teachers, knowledge, and performance that underlies the classical court arts. Drawing on her extensive fieldwork, Wong lays out the ritual in detail: the way it is enacted, the foods and objects involved, and the people who perform it, emphasizing the way the performers themselves discuss and construct aspects of the ceremony.
Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Performance (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology) download epub
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Author: Deborah Wong
ISBN: 0226905853
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Music
Language: English
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (August 15, 2001)
Pages: 336 pages