A Different Nature playlist for 05/24/2010

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playlist for A Different Nature, Monday, May 24, 2010
subject: New Music for Gamelan
host: Andy Hosch

Gamelan Son of Lion, "Pemangku" [8:12]
(composer : Nick Brooke)

Gamelan Son of Lion, "Pitu Ping Pitu" [5:24]
(composer : Mark Steven Brooks)

Gamelan Son of Lion, "PINs" [6:20]
(composer : David Demnitz)

from CD: Gamelan Son of Lion, Bending the Gending, GSOL 3, 2002
Gamelan Son of Lion is based in New York City

Gamelan Pacifca, "Small of My Back" [10:40]
(composers : Signy Jakobsdottir, Jon Keliehor, Tom Fallat & Jarrad Powell)

Gamelan Pacifca, "Rain" [10:49]
(composer : Jeff Morris)

from CD: Gamelan Pacifica, Trance Gong, What Next? 16, 1994
Gamelan Pacifica is based in Seattle

Gamelan Sekar Jaya, "Kekembangan" [15:31]
(composer : Evan Ziporyn)

Gamelan Sekar Jaya, "Khayalan Tiga" [16:37]
(composer : Wayne Vitale)

from CD: American Works for Balinese Gamelan, New World Records 80430, 1993
Gamelan Sekar Jaya is based in Oakland, CA

Ron George Tambellan ensemble, "The Floating Bubble" [20:23]
(composer : Ron George)

from CD: Ron George, The Floating Bubble, Innova 215, 2008
Ron George is based in Los Angeles, CA

Gamelan Madu Sari, "Lessons of the Garden" [11:21]
(composer : Michael O'Neill)

from CD: Gamelan Madu Sari, New Nectar, Songlines 2404, 2004
Gamelan Madu Sari is based in Vancouver, BC

Andrew Hosch, "Shifting Winds, Shimmering Sand" [22:52 -excerpt]

music for virtual gamelan, unpublished - Portland, Oregon, 1992


fyi: here in Portland there as a Javanese style Gamelan based at Lewis & Clark College, Venerable Showers of Beauty, which welcomes public participation. No experience necessary.

www.gamelan.info/ And VSB music director Mindy Johnston is teaching some classes in gamelan this summer-----------

Indonesian Gamelan Music Class

Four week introduction class for children and adults who are interested in learning the traditional percussion music of Java, Indonesia.


No music background necessary!

    • Four Saturdays: July 3, 10, 17, 24
    • Children’s class (age 9-16): 10-11:30am
    • Adult class: 1-2:30pm
    • $60 for four sessions

Classes in the music building at Lewis and Clark college.


Please contact Mindy Johnston to secure a spot in the class by June 25th. Space is limited.


  • (503) 995-6502




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