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Java: Court Gamelan, Volume II

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    While the first album in this three-part series focuses on the gamelan style of the Paku Alaman court, this second features that of the Mangkunegaran court, from the city of Surakarta, capturing two famous gamelans, Kyai Udan Arum and Kyai Kanyut Mesem, the latter considered by many to be the most beautiful gamelan in all of Java.

    Credits

    Originally released in 1977
    Recorded at the Istana Mangkunegaran, Surakarta by Robert E. Brown
    Engineering: Robert E. Brown
    Assistant Engineers: John Pemberton IV, Nancy Pemberton, Alan Feinstein
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

    Re-mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
    Design: Doyle Partners
    Cover Photograph: © Rene Burri / Magnum Photos
    Additional Photographs: Alan Feinstein & Robert E. Brown

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2003 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79721

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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Saturday, March 1, 2003 (All day)
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Explorer Series: Indonesia
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UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597972122BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
081227781361
Price: 
10.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

While the first album in this three-part series focuses on the gamelan style of the Paku Alaman court, this second features that of the Mangkunegaran court, from the city of Surakarta, capturing two famous gamelans, Kyai Udan Arum and Kyai Kanyut Mesem, the latter considered by many to be the most beautiful gamelan in all of Java.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

While the first album in this three-part series focuses on the gamelan style of the Paku Alaman court, this second features that of the Mangkunegaran court, from the city of Surakarta, capturing two famous gamelans, Kyai Udan Arum and Kyai Kanyut Mesem, the latter considered by many to be the most beautiful gamelan in all of Java.

ProductionCredits: 

Originally released in 1977
Recorded at the Istana Mangkunegaran, Surakarta by Robert E. Brown
Engineering: Robert E. Brown
Assistant Engineers: John Pemberton IV, Nancy Pemberton, Alan Feinstein
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

Re-mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
Design: Doyle Partners
Cover Photograph: © Rene Burri / Magnum Photos
Additional Photographs: Alan Feinstein & Robert E. Brown