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Gamelan Taniwha Jaya

Thanks to everyone who came to see Gamelan Taniwha Jaya play in Wellington recently!  We performed at the Newtown Festival and the Southeast Asian Night Market… 353 more words



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Did you know that Southbank Centre, London, has been home to a beautiful Indonesian Percussion orchestra called Gamelan since 1987? Our gamelan is called ‘Kyai Lebdhajiwa’ meaning ‘The Venerable Spirit of Perfection’. 80 more words


Gamelan Workshop

Year 7 had a wonderful afternoon in the University Music Faculty, learning how to play Indonesian gamelan music on traditional Javanese instruments. They had to use their memories, coordination and listening skills in order to remember the music, play the instruments correctly and keep in time together. 50 more words


Rough Guide to the Music of Indonesia

Stretching over 3,000 miles across the equator between the Asian and Australian continental mainlands, Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago. The name Indonesia has it’s roots in two Greek words, “Indos”, meaning Indian and “Nesos”,islands. 3.226 more words

Liner Notes

A Day At The Kampung

Mt Merapi looms ahead of us, a perfect dark cone, partially enveloped in mist. My ears pop, proving we’re gaining altitude even though the road doesn’t appear to be going uphill. 263 more words