Conference item icon

Conference item

Sounding Authentic: Helping English People Sing Javanese

Abstract:

Sounding convincing when performing a vocal art from another culture requires attention to sound on many levels. Pronunciation and voice quality are as important as intonation, phrasing and idiomatic rhythm. The mechanics of how we use our voices can be so ingrained and habitual that changing and maintaining control of all these variables at one time can be difficult. Sung poetry is a core element in Javanese musical expression and essential to the performance of gamelan. Vocal training in J...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Not Published
Peer review status:
Not peer reviewed

Actions


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Department:
Faculty of Music
Role:
Author
URN:
uuid:fa6e6d9a-47a0-4aae-b86a-b4a4449bd504

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP