Here is a great video of a lomba beleganjur (beleganjur contest) performance shot in Bali in 2005. Highly recommended for the unit on kreasi beleganjur music in Chapter 7 of World Music: Traditions and Transformations.
Category Archives: Ethnomusicology
Wesleyan Virtual Instrument Museum
Fantastic resource. YouTube clips of demonstrations on 54 instruments from diverse world cultures, played by master performers. Includes many African percussion and Javanese gamelan instruments, steel drums, and much more.
FSU third in nation in arts research
Rankings released by Science Watch rank Florida State University third among U.S. universities for most published papers in performing arts disciplines. FSU’s ethnomusicology program was among those identified as being “at the cutting edge of research.” Take this link for related article.
New videos from Mali, West Africa (2009)
Here are a couple of great video clips to supplement Chapter 10:
Malian bala (balafon) virtuoso Issa Keita in performance:
A Dogon masked dance in Tireli, Mali:
Thanks to Eli Newberger for sending these links to me