Vale - Another English group, whose instruments are
- Non-Javanese gamelan using gamelan instruments, slide
guitar and rhythm!
There are also two excellent and easily obtainable journals if you want to keep up to
date with what's going on:
Notes is the newsletter of the UK Gamelan Network with
details of concerts, workshops and courses in the UK. Contact
Sheila Cude, Flat 3, 69 Hillfield Avenue, London N8 7DS,
England. Only £4 a year!
is published by the American
Gamelan Institute and has scores and information about
gamelan throughout the world. Contact Jody Diamond, Box
1052, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766, USA.
There are a number of books available on gamelan music:
||Traditional Music in Modern Java, University Press of Hawaii,
|Becker, Judith & Alan H. Feinstein eds.,
||Karawitan: Source Readings in Javanese Gamelan and Vocal Music, 3 vols,
University of Michigan, 1984, 1987, 1988
||Music in Java, 2 vols, Martinus Nijhoff, 1973
||Javanese Gamelan, Oxford University Press, 1979, reprinted 1995
||Music in Bali, Yale University Press, 1966
||A Guide to the Gamelan, Faber, 1990
|Graham Vulliamy & Ed Lee eds.,
||Pop, Rock and Ethnic Music in School, Cambridge University Press, 1982