- See list of audio and audiovisual examples for this book, and link to the ARROW Repository to listen to the examples Read more
- This is the story of a particular Javanese group of ‘matching’ musical instruments called the gamelan Digul, and their creator, the Indonesian musician and political activist Pontjopangrawit (1893-ca. 1965). Read more
- Kartomi first moves through a culture-specific inspection of several societies in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and then, synthesizing current ethnomusicological trends, proceeds to make a large-scale comparative study of classification schemes and the concepts which govern them. Read more
- Published by the Indonesian Arts Society to mark its tenth year of activities, this book accompanied an exhibition of a representative range of Indonesian musical instruments, including pipes, xylophones, metal-keyed instruments, gongs, drums, zithers and many more. Read more
2015 “Hang Tuah and the Distinctive Art of Self Defence Culture in the Lingga Regency of Indonesia’s Riau Islands”, in ed. Uwe Paetzold and Paul Mason, The Fighting Art of Pencak and its Music- from Southeast Asian Village to Global Movement, Leiden: Brill
2015 with Wang Zheng Ting “Dissemination of the Chinese Performing Arts in Australia (Victoria)” in: International Dissemination and expansion of Chinese Musical Culture, ed. Wang Taohua et al., Beijing: Economic Science Press, pp. 518-528, [Chinese language publication].
2015 in press “Playing the body: female versus male elements in Aceh’s sitting song-dances with body percussion”, in Kendra Stepputat & Md. Anis Mohd Nor (eds.) Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music: Maritime Southern Asian Performing Arts in Choreomusicological Perspective. Click here for article resources.
2013 Kartomi, Margaret (2013) “On the history of the musical arts of Southeast Asia”, in The Cambridge History of World Music, ed. Philip Bohlmann, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press
2012 Kartomi, Margaret (2012) “Youth orchestras”, in The Oxford Handbook of music education, vol 1, ed. Gary McPherson and Graham Welch, New York: Oxford University Press, pp 860-877
2012 “Body Percussion Performance Techniques in Male and Female Song-Dances in Aceh and the Links around the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean”, in Antonio Baldassarre (ed.) Music, Space, Chord, Image: Festschrift for Dorothea Baumann’s 65th Birthday, Bern: Peter Lang AG, 517-534.
2012 “Meaning, Style and Change in Gamalan and Wayang Kulit Banjar Since Their Transplantation from Hindu-Buddhist Java to South Kalimantan” in Max Peter Baumann (ed.), The World of Music: Readings in Ethnomusicology, Berlin: Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung, 476-507.
2011 “Interaction between Violin (Biola) and Vocal Melody in Malay Sea Songs along Sumatra’s Coast” in Gisa Jähnichen (ed.), Studia Instrumentorum Musicae Popularis II, Münster: Monsenstein Und Vannerdat, 147-16.
2011 “The Collaborative Art of Self Defence in Indonesia among the Suku Mamak of Sumatra and a Theory of the Genre’s Origins”, in Mohd Anis Md Nor, Patricia Matusky, Tan Sooi Beng, Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan & Felicidad Prudente (eds.), Hybridity in the Performing Arts of Southeast Asia, Proceedings of the 1st Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Performing Arts of Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya, 97-101.
2011 ‘“Art with a Muslim theme” and “Art with a Muslim flavor”’ among women of west Aceh,” in David Harnish and Anne Rasmussen (eds), Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia, New York: Oxford University Press, 269-96.
2010 “The musical arts in Aceh after the tsunami and conflict”, in Klisala Harrison, Elizabeth Mackinlay and Svanibor Pettan (eds), Applied Ethnomusicology: Historical and Contemporary Approaches, Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press: 200–13.
2010 “Problems of the Intercultural Reception and Methods of Describing and Analyzing Musical Rhythm”, in Cao Benye, Ritual Soundscape: Dialogues between Musicology, Religious Studies and Anthropology, Translated into Chinese in this publication by Wen Jun: 391-400 (Article first appeared Tradition and its Future in Music: Report of SIMS, 1990, Osaka, Tokyo: Mita Press 1991, 529-539).
2010 “The Musical Arts in Aceh after the Tsunami and Conflict in Aceh”, In Klisala Harrison, Elizabeth Mackinlay and Svanibor Pettan (eds), Applied Ethnomusicology: Historical and Contemporary Approaches, Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press: 200–13.
2007 Kartomi, Margaret (2007) “Youth Orchestras in the Global Scene”, in Growing Up Making Music: Youth Orchestras from Australia and the World, Australasian Music Research 9, special issue, eds Margaret Kartomi and Kay Dreyfus with David Pear, 1-26 (ARC Linkage grant)
2005 “The Female Vocal and Body Percussion Arts in Meulaboh, West Aceh: Song Texts and the Gender Divide,” (with Iwan Dzulvan Amir) in T. Thyrhaya Zein et al. (eds), Festschrift for Professor T. Amin Ridwan. Medan: Universitas Sumatera Utara Press: 157–83.