About the book:
In this book, Christine Muyco provides us with a magic key to enter a remarkable world where music, dance, and gesture are woven together to create a fabric of human meaning. It is a must-read for the people in Philippine culture and arts. – Elena Rivera Mirano, Professor, University of the Philippines, Diliman.
Publisher: Ateneo de Manila University Press
Publication Date: 2016
Language: English, Kinaray-a
Size: 230 x155mm
About the author:
Maria Christine Muyco is Associate Professor and former Chair of the Composition and Theory Department of the College of Music at the University of the Philippines (UP). She obtained her PhD in Philippine Studies at UP in 2008, with Alternate Studies in Ethnomusicology/Dance Theory at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) from 2006-2007. She is also a composer having earned her Master of Music (Composition) from the University of British Columbia and Bachelor of Music (Composition/Indigenous Music Performance) from UP. Her work on the music and dance traditions of the Panay Bukidnon particularly about a local ideology called SIBOD earned the UP best dissertation award.