Ladrang Slamet

From Music on the Move by Danielle Fosler-Lussier

  • Video shows a room with many players sitting on the floor close together. Some use hammers to strike instruments with keys, most of them quickly. Some strike hanging gongs, slowly. A few play drums. One plays a stringed instrument.
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  • Example 1.1. Excerpt from "Ladrang Slamet" ("Welcoming Music," performed by Studio Karawitan Dahlan Iskan with Siir Natagama Java Orchestra. Translation based on Mantle Hood and Hardja Susilo, Music of the Venerable Dark Cloud (UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology, 1967), 35. Youtube: