Gamelan: The Traditional Sounds of Indonesia (World Music Series)

By Henry Spiller

A mild creation to the everyday track from Southeast Asia's biggest country―both as sound and cultural phenomenon.

• Maps of Southeast Asia, Java, and Bali

• 20+ images of musical tools and different subjects

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