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Catalog - Cassettes

All cassettes are $10 unless otherwise marked.

Bali

Slonding Kreasi Baru

The imagination of composer I Nyoman Windha shines in" Bali Age" for the ritual iron gamelan Slonding and "Palapa," for Balinese virtuosity on a Javanese gamelan.

T.B755

Prima: New Music in Bali

Compositions by I Komang Astita, I Wayan Rai, and I Wayan Suweca, commissioned by a UC consortium.

T.Bar01

Gambang Pengabenan

Balinese cremation music from Tabanan.

T.Ane01

Banyuwangi (East Java)

Gandrung Jogèdan

Music from Banyuwangi features a solo female singer, Sugiati, and a small ensemble of violins, drums, and triangle.

T.RiaV3

Central Java

Menthok2: Children’s Songs of Central Java

Young singers and the gamelan of Otok Bima Sidarta’s PLK group present lively renditions of five songs. The Javanese lyrics are included, and Side B says "Karaoke"!

T.Sid01

Rena-Rena

A great selection of instrumental and vocal gamelan pieces, played in the Yogyanese style by RRI Nusantara II Yogyakarta.

T.ACD190

Serat Wedhatama

A banquet of vocal pieces, from solo poetry to full gamelan. Played by Condong Raos. Javanese texts included.

T.ACD205

Lobong

The beautiful melodies of Lobong and Kembang Pepe performed by Riris Raras Irama. Also a set of pieces in pelog.

T.KGD003

Lobaningrat

Gending Lobaningrat and Ladrang Sriyatno, with three palaran. Performed by Riris Raras Irama of Solo.

T.KGD012

Java

Java Package (10 cassettes)

Ten surprises for those who know only the art musics of Central Java and Sunda, collected by Philip Yampolsky. The set includes Gambang Kromong from Jakarta, Jaipongan and Ajeng from Sunda, Calung from Banyumas, Panggilan from Madura, and many others.

T.Yam01
$75

Malaysia

Sri Maharani Ghazal

Ten songs in a heart-felt Arabic style that has some elements in common with musics of North Sumatra.

T.WA134

North America

B.A.N.G. (Bay Area New Gamelan)

Pieces played on instruments built by Daniel Schmidt. Jody Diamond’s In That Bright World, Schmidt’s Ghosts and Ingram Marshall’s Woodstone. (Scores available.)

T.AGI01

Pieces for Gamelan Son of Lion

Works by composer and instrument builder Barbara Benary, many using process composition.

T.Ben01

Music from Java and America

Traditional pieces & new compositions by the directors of Venerable Showers of Beauty, Vincent McDermott and Widiyanto.

T.McD01

East Coast – West Coast: American Music for Gamelan

Pieces with many influences played by Son of Lion in New York and Venerable Showers of Beauty in Portland.

T.McD02

Kreasi Baru (New Compositions) ‘88-’90

Gamelan Sekar Jaya plays pieces by I Nyoman Windha and I Ketut Partha, and "Kekembangan" for gong kebyar and saxophone quartet by Windha and Evan Ziporyn.

T.Sek01

Gamelan Son of Lion

Instruments by Barbara Benary and rocks from Iceland. Music by Corner, Demnitz, Griggs, Goode, and Benary.

T.Son01

A Celebration of Gongs

Contemporary music dynamically performed on the instruments built by director and composer Michael Zinn.

T.Zin01

Suite for Javanese Gamelan and Synthesizer

A synthesizer adds new colors to compositions by Robert Macht.

TMac01

Intergalactic Gamelan

New works by American and Balinese composers as well as traditional works by Gamelan Galak Tika.

T.Zip01

United Kingdom

Parrot Soup

New and traditional works by Metalworks, on their own original instruments.

T.Met01

North Sumatra

North Sumatra Package

Ceremonial and entertainment music from six ethnic groups in the provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra. 8 cassettes. $60.

T.Yam02

Pan-Indonesia

National Music Package

A sampler of eight styles, religious, pop, and secular, that are widespread throughout Indonesia. 6 cassettes. $48.

T.Yam04.

Sunda

Panjileukan

One of Sunda’s most popular singers, Euis Komariah, sings kecapi-suling. Includes some instrumental selections.

T.ADF001

Nunggelis

Imas Permas Sutarno sings Sundanese love songs, accompanied by kecapi and suling. Several pieces by Mang Engkos.

T.ADK001

Arum Bandung

The classical and enduring beauty of gamelan degung, one of Sunda’s oldest ensembles. Faturing singer Euis Komariah.

T.Hid001

Salam Manis

Music by Sunda’s beloved Mang Koko for gamelan and plucked zither ensemble. Directed by Koko and Nano S.

T.Hid60

Landangan

Hauntingly beautiful instrumental music for two zithers and flute, in pelog and sorog tunings. Suling: Burhan Sukarma.

T.S1018

Karatonan

A classic example of instrumental kecapi suling music by the best musicians in Bandung, including Mang Uking Sukri.

T.S1049

Degung Instrumental: Kalangkang

Nano S. adds a special touch to beautiful instrumental melodies for gamelan degung, a classical Sundanese ensemble.

T.Whi01

Seleksi Degung

Compositions for gamelan degung by Nano S., one of Sunda’s most popular composers, with vocalist Mamah Dasimah.

T.Whi02

Rumaos

Degung Kawih pieces composed by Nano S. performed by his Non Blok Group with singers Nining Meida and Barman S.

T.Whi03