Musical Instruments of Indonesia: An Introductory Handbook

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.  The exhibition and this publication aimed to provide an introduction to some of the main musical instruments found throughout the archipelago.  The book includes detailed descriptions and photographs, as well as an extensive bibliography and discography.  The exhibition was curated by Professor Kartomi in 1985, with the book published in the same year.