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A Concert by the Wesleyan Gamelan Chamber Ensemble

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 74 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA

A splendid concert of traditional Javanese gamelan music performed by the Wesleyan Gamelan Chamber Ensemble in what was its first New York appearance. Recorded at the Asia House in New York City, January 17, 1971. The ensemble is composed of native Javanese teachers and their students at Wesleyan University. The instruments used include a gender, kendang, rebab, gambang, & slentem.

Musical Selections:  [selection of Javanese gamelan music]
Performers:  Wesleyan Gamelan Chamber Ensemble
Genre:  World Music
Subject:  World music; Ethnic music; Gamelan music; Music -- Java; Music -- Indonesia
Recording Date:  1/17/1971
First Broadcast Date:  7/14/1971
 
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