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L&S Bookshelf

Enjoy a sampling of books by UC Davis College of Letters and Science faculty. Archaic Instruments in Modern West Java: Bamboo Murmurs

Archaic Instruments in Modern West Java: Bamboo (Routledge, November 2022), by Henry Spilller, professor of music, explores how residents of Bandung, Indonesia, have re-adopted bamboo musical instruments to forge bridges between traditional and modern values, including musical environmentalism, heavy metal music and cultural authenticity.