• Michael Hari Sasongko Dosen Pascasarjana Musik Gereja STT Abdiel
Keywords: genre, church, ethnic music, the third space


Church, as a religious institution, and ethnic music, as a communality creation, are different thing. They have different philosophy, meaning, existence, entity, form, and also sosial and historical context. Sometimes even as, ideologically, they display even negation. However inspite of the contradiction, they have some interest and orientation i.e. come together on a place for expressing who people are. When they meet, there, they create something new. Based on Homi K. bhabha's theory, this something new is called "the third space". We will find ambivalence and mimicry in the new space. On the musical perspective, the hybrid of church and ethnic music call into being a new genre, namely "ethnical church music". The cutting-edge genre proved succeed for increasing worship atmosphere.


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How to Cite
Sasongko, M. (2019). MUSIK ETNIK DAN PENGEMBANGAN MUSIK GEREJA. Tonika: Jurnal Pengkajian Dan Penelitian Seni, 2(1), 32-47. Retrieved from

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