22 results for your search

Music of Indonesia, Vol. 8: Vocal and Instrumental Music from East and Central Flores
See details
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 11 mins
These 1993 and 1994 recordings present the virtually unknown, rich, and highly diverse singing traditions from the eastern regions of the island of Flores, an island east of Bali. Among the wonderful traditions presented here are polyphonic singing styles strikingly similar to some Balkan music, large powerful ch...
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 11 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 9: Music from Central and West Flores
See details
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 14 mins
These 1993 and 1994 recordings present the virtually unknown choral singing of Ngada and Manggarai of the island of Flores, an island east of Bali. The sounds, performed mainly at funerals and agricultural rituals, range from highly dissonant harmony to some rare instances of Indonesian counterpoint. Extensive not...
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 14 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 11: Melayu Music of Sumatra and the Riau Islands
See details
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 14 mins
Melayu (or "Malay") culture has been influential throughout much of Indonesia. This album presents two widespread Melayu entertainment genres plus songs and instrumental music from two forms of Melayu theater. Among the instruments heard are the gambus (a lute believed to have originated in Arabia), violin, seve...
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1996), 1 hour 14 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 16: Music from the Southeast: Sumbawa, Sumba, Timor
See details
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
This CD, in conjunction with volumes 8 and 9, offers the first recorded survey of one of the least known and most musically surprising regions of Indonesia, the southeastern islands. Each of the three featured islands presents a unique sound, from voice and violin to funerary gong ensembles, to string bands of ho...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 15 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 18: Sulawesi: Festivals, Funerals and Work
See details
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 13 mins
The string music highlighted in Volume 15 is only part of the picture in Sulawesi. Here we present a variety of other musical groups, recorded in three of the islands four provinces. The celebrated Makasar genre pakarena features energetic drumming in sharp contrast to the slow, graceful movements of female dancer...
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 13 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 20: Indonesian Guitars
See details
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 14 mins
Guitars are everywhere in Indonesia. Most Indonesian guitars are the standard acoustic instrument: a waisted flat body,a wooden soundboard, a long fretted neck, and six strings. Urban popular music may also use electric rock guitars and Hawaiian guitars. In some rural areas of eastern Indonesia, homemade instrum...
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1999), 1 hour 14 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 4: Music of Nias and North Sumatra: Hoho, Gendang Karo, Gondang Toba
See details
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 14 mins
The Toba and Karo from North Sumatra developed complex instrumental traditions. The Toba, one of the few societies to use tuned drums to carry a melody, combine them with gongs and oboe-like instruments, creating dynamic melodies and rhythms. The Karo ensemble features expert drumming full of snaps and pops. Th...
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992), 1 hour 14 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 6: Night Music of West Sumatra
See details
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 27 mins
This highly intimate chamber music is performed with only one or two singers and a single accompanying flute or bowed lute. These 1990-1992 recordings focus on one of the richest traditions of the performing arts found in Indonesia. 73 minutes. "Float along in a sweet and soothingly exotic way." — Yoga Journal...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 27 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 7: Music from the Forests of Riau and Mentawai
See details
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 13 mins
Recorded in 1993 and 1994, this recording focuses on the music of three indigenous forest societies of western Indonesia. It features songs and drumming for shamanic curing rituals and private singing and instrumental music (played on xylophones or a gong-row) performed for entertainment or emotional release. Ex...
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1995), 1 hour 13 mins
Tracks
×
Music of Indonesia, Vol. 15: South Sulawesi Strings
See details
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 15 mins
Cultures along the Indonesian coast in South Sulawesi have adapted foreign string isntruments to Indonesian musical aesthetics. This event-oriented music (accompanied and instrumental) often accompanies acrobats and clowns performing at family celebrations and ceremonies. Both professional and informal duets, tr...
produced by Philip Yampolsky, fl. 1987 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 1 hour 15 mins
Tracks
×

Pages