Wayang performance by the late Bu Harni, Surakarta, noted female dalang: man vs. horse, man vs. bicycle. A fun example.
Bima fights with an ogre
Bali and Beyond
A promotion of the American group Bali and beyond. It has pretty good basic information about wayang kulit shows.
A different musical style and instrumentation than Javanese or Balinese wayang. Includes English subtitles.
Includes puppets made by children.
Good footage of Kecak with a nice ‘soundtrack,’ but contains several cutaways to monkeys living in the jungle.
Wayang with Blessing
Poor sound quality, but contains interesting footage of a priest blessing performers with holy water.
Javanese Gamelan, Dance Dramas
This performance is odd in that the instrumentalists are singing, but contains several useful closeups of gambang, slenthem, kendang, and other instruments.
Javanese Gamelan accompanying dance.
Ramayana Dance-Drama I
Javanese Ramyana dance-drama with gamelan accompaniment; part one.
Ramayana Dance-Drama II
Javanese Ramayana dance-drama with gamelan accompaniment; part two.
Javanese Court Gamelan
Various Balinese dances.
Balinese boy dancing Baris.
Balinese women’s dance, produced by Aneka Records, Indonesia.
Classic tari lepas solo male dance piece from Bali. “Sitting Kebyar,” 1920’s. Original choreography by Maria.
Kebyar/tari lepas classic created in the early 20th century.
The picture is blurry and the sound is soft, but it is a good performance of dancing and gamelan.
Takes place in Bali.
Good performance and sound, but the dancing doesn’t begin for some time.
An excellent example! Kebyar example from JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance.
In kebyar competition in Bali. Good performance, but the sound quality is weak.
Performance takes place at a temple ceremony [odalan] in Pengosekan, Bali.
Championship children’s group in 2005, Bali.
Same Children’s Group
Dance performance with gamelan.
Gamelan Gita Asmara
UBC gamelan with Michael Tenzer and IW Sudirana on kendang.
Live Dangdut Concert
Good Dangdut drum parts.
Kristina; includes sitar in the mis!
Kroncong [extra, not discussed in text]
Theme from an Indonesian movie.
By the band Overload Romance.
Bali pop Balinese slide show. This is a tune ABOUT gamelan beleganjur in ogoh-ogoh procession with sampled beleganjur in the mix. Awesome tie-in to chapter and its beleganjur focus! Video sometimes freezes, however.