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Bali, Indonesia

“The mere mention of Bali evokes thoughts of a paradise. It’s more than a place; it’s a mood, an aspiration, a tropical state of mind… Yes, Bali has beaches, surfing, diving, and resorts great and small, but it’s the essence of Bali – and the Balinese – that makes it so much more than just a fun-in-the-sun retreat.  807 kata lagi

Food And Wine

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We’ve added some new books to the collections… why not pop down & take a peek at the new books display or the ‘what’s new… 1.014 kata lagi

New Accessions

Gamelan: Tulus dalam Berkelompok

“Kalau memainkan sebuah alat musik modern, kamu main sendiri pun tidak masalah. Tetapi, kalau kamu main gamelan, kamu tidak pernah bisa memainkannya sendiri. Kamu pun akan saling melengkapi dalam bermain gamelan.”

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Cerita

Melodic Dissonance

The Gamelan rings through the darkness;
The warrior peers through the night.
The unforeseen beauty of swinging shadows,
Haunts and trembles through the thunder.

With piercing lucidity, the eyes glare into beyond, 72 kata lagi

Poetry

Ayak-ayak: A modern take on traditional music #gamelan

I I’m bringing back a lot of old arrangements into the open now. When I was studying my music degree, I had the privilege of playing Gamelan music. 128 kata lagi

Music Education

Berkelana dalam Planet Harmonik

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P/s : Semalam, aku berpeluang menonton sebuah persembahan muzik gamelan ‘Berkelana dalam Planet Harmonik‘ yang dipersembahkan oleh Grup Planet Harmonik yang diarahkan oleh komposernya Al. 349 kata lagi

Travel

Indonesian gamelan gongs at Malay Heritage Centre

While passing through the Malay Heritage Centre a couple of weeks back, I happened to come across this gamelan orchestra that was playing there. In case you guys do not know, gamelan orchestras hail from Indonesia and the music is pleasant to hear, especially when those gongs are struck. 43 kata lagi

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