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Gamelan Son of Lion

Gamelan in the New World, Vol. 2

Label: Folkways Records

Format: Custom CD

Genre: Sound Art

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**2020 stock** Gamelan in the New World: Vol. 2, released in 1982, is a teaching album, providing the listener with lyrics, scales, and a history of Indonesian music culture. Gamelan Son of Lion play keyed instruments that are constructed in the Javanese style. The group uses both the pelog and slendro tuning systems, sometimes in conjunction with one another within a single composition. The group is composed of ethnomusicologists and instrumentalists who are dedicated to playing and preserving the music of Indonesia.

This CD is a custom made copy from Smithsonian Folkways collection. Every effort has been made to preserve its historical and aural integrity. The original liner notes are include as a PDF file on the disc or are available here

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Cat. number: FTS 31312
Year: 2020

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