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The Music of Islam, Volume 15 – Muslim Music of Indonesia: Aceh and West Sumatra

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.

An Anthology of South-East Asian Music: The Mandailing People of Sumatra

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.

An Anthology of South-East Asian Music: The Angkola People of Sumatra

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.