Sounding Indonesia, Indonesians Sounding:
A Compendium of Music Discourses
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Editor JAY AFRISANDO, MUHAMMAD RAYHAN SUDRAJAT
Project Manager TERRY PERDANAWATI
Project Assistant RIMA GAYATRI
Translators TERRY PERDANAWATI, ANISATUL KARIMAH, DANIEL PRASATYO, FITRI HIDAYATI, FIQHA FATIKA, IKA WIDHY RETNARY, SIGIT PRASETYO, WURI EKAYANI, YENI WULANDARI
Proofreaders DANIEL PRASATYO, TERRY PERDANAWATI
Design, Layout, and Printing DNMD
This book’s production and distribution were supported in part by KOFICE (Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange) as part of the Cultural Partnership Initiative Program, and by individual donators in Indonesia.
Sounding Indonesia, Indonesians Sounding: A Compendium of Music Discourses
emerges as a space for complex discourses on Indonesian music phenomena.
The book offers diverse points of view to provide a fresh look at Indonesian music discourses with their complexity. The book represents an array of disciplines, scopes of studies, and approaches, including ethnomusicology, music psychology, composition, performance studies, aural diversity, soundscape, popular music, theater, ethnography, and artist statement.
With contributors from various fields, Sounding Indonesia, Indonesians Sounding: A Compendium of Music Discourses aims to present a more accurate reading of Indonesian music and inspire artists, writers, curators, listeners, and readers to profoundly investigate Indonesian music from a myriad of perspectives.
Jay Afrisando is an artist and researcher working on aural diversity, acoustic ecology, and cultural identity through multisensory and antidisciplinary practices. His works include film installation In Which to Trust? and spatial composition Ungklang-Angklung, among others. He earned a Ph.D. in Music Composition from the University of Minnesota.
Muhammad Rayhan Sudrajat is an educator and modular synthesis artist. He is also an Integrated Arts lecturer at Bandung’s Universitas Katolik Parahyangan in West Java, teaching Sound Arts. By connecting ancestors’ legacies from the past with the futuristic world of today, Rayhan hopes to preserve the heritage of his ancestral line.