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Cosmic Preservation April 30, 2010

Posted by Elisa Hough in Music.
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Unfortunately I didn’t get to perform with the Okinawan gamelan ensemble as planned, but I did snag some recordings during our practice session.

This song begins quietly with the gendèr (bronze keys with bamboo resonators, played with two hands and dampened with the wrists) doing the introduction. Dig it:

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1. Laserbeak - May 2, 2010

whats a gamelan

Elisa - May 2, 2010

Traditional Indonesian court/folk music, comprised of mostly bronze percussion instruments. I’ve been in the gamelan class at UCD for over three years, so it was great that I was able to play in Okinawa too.

2. oki yo!: The Lost Tapes « Adventures in Audiography - March 24, 2011

[…] practice with the Okinawa gamelan ensemble, I had to walk a fair ways to the bus stop, bus from Okinawa City to the Omoromachi shopping center […]


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