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Gray, Nick (2012) The Birth of Kala - a Balinese tale. [Performances]

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Abstract

"The Birth of Kala -- a Balinese Tale" by Segara Madu gendér wayang group with Tim Jones, narrator. Part of the SOAS Brunei Gallery Concert Series Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, 19 March 2012 Gendér wayang is the name given to a small quartet of bronze metallophones used in Bali to accompany the shadow play and rituals. The concert was conceived as an exploration of the instruments on different levels: through traditional music, Balinese mythology, new compositions and movement. The first half of the concert consisted of traditional pieces together with Balinese stories and the second half featured the author's composition, also entitled "The Birth of Kala". Performers: Tim Jones (narrator), Paula Friar, Emily Garland, Nick Gray, Rachel Hewitt

Item Type: Performances
Keywords: Bali, gamelan, composition
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Arts > Department of Music
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Music
Copyright Statement: The piece "The Birth of Kala" is by myself (Nick Gray), while the other pieces are traditional, taught to me by I Wayan Loceng of Sukawati village, Bali, Indonesia.
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2013 13:08
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/15902
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