BALUNGAN was first published in 1984. All back issues are available; some in photocopy only. The editor is Jody Diamond; some issues had guest editors, indicated in bold.


Vol. I, No.1, June 1984
Interview: Harja Susilo; West Java Arts; Review: Javanese Wayang Kulit; Score: In That Bright World (J. Diamond); Sigramangsah bonang of Wasitodipuro (R. Mix). 22 pp.

Vol. I, No. 2, February 1985
Interview: Daniel Schmidt (P. Adler, J. Diamond); Tuning Systems in American Gamelan (L. Polansky); Scores: Extractions (J. Morris), Main Bersama-sama (L. Harrison); Cengkok for the Gender (Wignyosaputro); Beginning Gender Technique (B. Brinner); Review: Karawitan (K. Devereaux). 22 pp. 

Vol. I, No. 3, Spring 1985
Interview: I Wayan Sinti with Michael Tenzer (J. Diamond); Review: Aesthetic Tradition and Cultural Transition in Java and Bali (K. Devereaux); KOKAR Gamelan on Campus; Gamelan at Rockland Project School (B. Benary); Earth Music: A Catalog of Indonesian Music (P. Yampolsky); The Cambridge Gamelan Society (B. Martin); Scores: Gong Dance à 7 (D. Goode), Ln. Siboru pastima (B. Pasaribu). 26 pp.

Vol. II, Nos. 1-2, Fall 1985/Winter 1986
Ed. Kent Devereaux. Interview: Suratno (K. Devereaux); Notation or Not? (J. Powell); Angklung Ensemble of West Java (R. Baier); Friends of the Gamelan, Chicago; University of Michigan, an interview with Judith Becker and René Lysloff; Score: Five Inventions for Two Bonang and Percussion (R. Lombardo); Northern Illinois University: an interview with Han Kuo-Huang; Ethnomusicology at Oberlin College (R. Knight); The Bonang Barung in Contemporary Gamelan Practice (R. Lysloff); Score: Bali Swing (D. LaBuy). 48 pp. 

Vol. II, No. 3, December 1986
First International Gamelan Festival and Symposium (J. Chalmers); Sasak Music in Lombok (D. Harnish); Interview: Philip Corner (J. Diamond); Bila Bali di Tangan Bule (If Bali Were Held by Bules) (G. Martin, trans. M. Tenzer); Scores: Marta Budaya (M. Hood), Night Waters (A. Durkee); New Music for Gamelan at ASKI Solo (A. Durkee); Gamelan in Texas (J. Chalmers); Gamelan in New Zealand, a chronology (A. Thomas). 52 pp. 

Vol. III, No. 1, November 1987
Interview: Sardono Kusomo (J. Diamond); Letters From Banyumas (R. Lysloff); Score: Gending Erhu (J. Powell); Indonesian Group EXPO 86 (J. Diamond) Suhirdjan: Gamelan Musician and Gamelan Maker (J. Bell Cowan). 48 pp. 

Vol. III, No. 2, October 1988
Interview: John Cage (M. Frasconi); Gong-making in Taiwan (K.H. Han); How to Play Gender Panerus (Marsudi); Gamelan in Japan (U. Michio); Balungan(R. Supanggah, trans. M. Perlman). 44 pp. 

Vol. III, No. 3, December 1988
Ed. Richard North: Cirebon. Dancing in Cirebonese Topeng (E. Suanda); An Introduction to Wayang Kulit Cirebon and An Introduction to the Musical Traditions of Cirebon (R. North); Tarling[guitar-suling]: Modern Music from Cirebon (M. Wright), Score: Coast (D. Mahler); Weraspati Gong (Hogenäs); Hawaii Loa Gamelan Ensemble (North). 36 pp. 

Vol. IV, No. 1, May 1989
Ed. David Posnett: England. Pekan Komponis VIII: a national composers  festival (N. Dally); Interview: Dr. Sri Hastanto. (K. Devereaux); Gamelan in Britain (N. Sorrell); Scores: Changes (M. Parsons), Mas in 1 minor (N. Sorrell), The Monkey Puzzle (M. Lockett); The Cambridge Gamelan (B. and S. Martin); Oxford University (G. Black); Gamelan Sekar Enggal (S. Cook); The York gamelan Sekar Petak (N. Sorrell); Javanese gamelan in Durham (D. Posnett); From Bali to Belfast: the Queen s University gamelan (A. Sanger). 40 pp. "

Vol. IV, No. 2, Fall 1990
Ed. Wayne Vitale: Bali. Kotekan: technique of interlocking parts in Balinese music (W. Vitale); Interview: I Wayan Dibia (W. Vitale); Score: Sindu Arsa (Ketut Partha); Gamelan Sekar Jaya (W. Vitale); Gamelan Angklung in Denver. 36 pp. "

Vol. V, No. 1, Winter/Spring 1991
Ed. Deborah Wong: Mainland Southeast Asia. Across Three Generations: a Solo Piece for Thai Gong Cycle (D. Wong), Teachers on Tape: Innovation and Experimentation in Teaching Thai Music (P.Myers-Moro); Interview: Sam-Ang Sam (J. Powell); The Term Karawitan (M. Perlman); Scores: Gelas 1091 (P. M. Sukerta), Yokaze (H.Roesli); Thai Music at Kent State (T. Miller), Gods, Giants and Monkeys: Thai Music at Southwestern University (E. Peterson). 40 pp. 

Vol. 5, No. 2, Summer/Fall 1993
Ed. Kathy Foley: Sunda. Creative Musical Practices in ... Pantun Sunda (A. Weintraub), Tembang Sunda Poetry (G. Young and M. Kaufman), Our Laughter Balances our Tears : Humor in Sundanese Arts (S. Williams), Interview: Asep Sunandar, Irawati Durban Arjo and Endo Suanda (K. Foley), Nano S.'s Warna: a Life in Music (L. Burman-Hall), Score: Warna (Nano S.); U.C. Santa Cruz, Gamelan Freiburg. 44 pp. 

Vol. 6 Nos.1- 2, 1998 
Eds. Allan Thomas & Jack Body. Vocalized wayang and gamelan in Jemblung/Purwacarita (Y. Sukarno); Martopangrawit's last experimental  composition (M. Perlman/S. Hastanto); Wayang Orang in Madura (T. Raharjo); Madura Journal (J. Body); Notation: Musical Transcription: from sound to symbol...(J. Body); Interviews: Joko Sutrisno (G. Farr); Panggiyo Resowiguna (Y. Sukarno); Liong Xi (Allan Thomas); Scores: Reong Lenggong (G. Farr); Kerinduan/Ketawang Yitmo (A. Sutikno); Reviews (W. Rai, M. Tenzer); Network: Gamelan on the World Wide Web (D.Voss). 48 pp.

Vol. 78, 2000 
Ed. Jarrad Powell. Score Collection. 15 pieces by international composers; poetry by Taufiq Ismail; art by Henry Dim.Waves (M. Matsunaga), Ghosts (D. Schmidt), Woodstone (I. Marshall), Al Het (L. Polansky), The September Vison (J. Powell), Philemon and Baukis (L. Harrison), The Cave (J. Coxon), In That Bright World (J. Diamond), Gong Kundalini Shakti (J. Keliehor), A Lion Does Not Read Books (E. Richards), In Celebration of Golden Rain (R. Felciano), Rain (J. Morris), 5 Inventions for 2 Bonang and Percussion (R. Lombardo), The Sycamore Tree (M. Lagford), Gotong Royong (B. Subono), Kembalikan Indonesia Padaku [Give Indonesia Back to Me] (T. Ismail), Mulut-mulut & Lampu 15 Wat [Mouths & a 15 Watt Bulb] (H. Dim). 235 pp.

Vol. 9-10, 2004 [complete print contents]
individual articles and sound files

Vol. 11, 2010 [complete print contents]
Eds. Barbara Benary and Tomoko Deguchi. Gamelan in Japan (B. Benary and T. Deguchi), I Gusti Bagus Nyoman Pandji (R. Ornstein), Notes on the Balinese Gambelan Music (I G.B.N. Pandji), The New Wave of Jaipongan Dance (I. Durban), Enculturation and Cross-Cultural Experiences in Teaching Indonesian Gamelan (H. Susilo), Air Naga (T. Yamasaki), Beginning Gambang (Widiyanto) 56 pp.

Vol. 12, 2017: articles and media files

Vol. 12: complete print contents


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