This unique book showcases the complex diversity of Indonesian music and includes field observations from six different provinces: Aceh, North Sumatra, Riau, West Sumatra, South Sumatra and Bangka-Belitung.
The title of Queen has been bestowed upon a Monash University researcher for her work in reconstructing the origins of the Indonesian province of Lampung’s traditional musical instruments.
The Music of Islam: Muslim Music of Indonesia Volume 15 is an album of 2 Compact Discs of music recordings made by Margaret and Mas Kartomi in Aceh (CD 1) and West Sumatra (CD2) in the 1970s It contains recordings of some ensemble music and body percussion song-dances in Sumatra’s northernmost province of Aceh and instrumental and vocal music of West Sumatra province, Indonesia.
The Mandailing People of Sumatra is an LP of music recordings made by Margaret and Mas Kartomi in the Mandailing area of the mountain ranges along the west coast of North Sumatra in the late 1970s. It contains recordings of tuned 9-drum and 5-drum ensembles and untuned 2-drum ensembles with cymbals, gongs and an oboe, with musicological commentary in English and German.
The Angkola People of Sumatra is an LP of music recordings made by Margaret and Mas Kartomi in the Angkola area of the mountain ranges near the west coast of North Sumatra in the late 1970s. It contains recordings of ritual instrumental ensemble , dance and vocal music, with musicological commentary in English and German. It was published by Baerenreiter Musicaphon of Kassel, Basel and London in 1979.