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Lian Husi Klamar: Musika Tradisional Husi Timor-Leste (Sounds of the Soul: The Traditional Music of East Timor)

Roslyn Dunlop
Books, Ethnomusicology
Sydney: Tekee Media, 2012, 160pp, with CD and DVD (
ISBN: 978-0-646-58183-5
Reviewed by , April 1st, 2014

Literature on and research into the music and dance of East Timor are rare; public consciousness of this newly independent nation, if there is any, centres around its colonial history and the atrocities committed against it during and after its fight for independence from the Republic of Indonesia. For Australians, the 1975 murder by Indonesian… continue reading »

About Peter Dunbar-Hall

Peter Dunbar-Hall was a member of the Music Education staff of Sydney Conservatorium of Music until his retirement in 2011. His research covers Australian Aboriginal music, the history and philosophy of music education, and music and dance in Bali. He is a member of the Sydney based Balinese gamelan group, Sekaa Gong Tirta Sinar.

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