1. FAUST
    Dalang and libretto: Kathy Foley.
    Drummer: Undang Sumarna.
    Music: Lou Harrison (and Banjar Melati, Sunda); guitar arrangements by Jim Dalton.
    Played by Gamelan Si Betty, directed by Jody Diamond.
    Singers: Krista Lester, Andrea Wivchar.
    Gamelan musicians: Louis Coppersmith, Jim Dalton, Brandon Evans, Andy Hanson-Dvoracek, Ernst Karel, Ally Kiley, Natalie Ramirez, Julie Rohwein.
    Hilles/SOCH, Harvard University, 2013.

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  2. Sapto Raharjo and a group of young artists at the Yogyakarta Contemporary Music Festival, 2005. The performance begins on the stage, moves outdoors, and is followed by a short interview with the composer. The video was made by jody diamond, using a Canon 3CCC miniDV 8 camera.

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  3. Composer and clarinetist Daniel Goode combines two melodies for "Sad/Happy." This video is of a performance in New York City with Gamelan Son of Lion, a composers' gamelan directed by composer and instrument builder Barbara Benary, 24 January 2009.

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  4. This is the world premiere of a piece written for an instrument of the Javanese gamelan that is usually played by one person—similar to the composer's work "Kenong." The players are member of Gamelan Son of Lion in New York City. The occasion was a celebration of Diamond's CD on New world Records, recorded in Indonesia. The notes, by Judith Becker, and samples of the tracks are at http://bit.ly/jdcd.

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  5. "Keliru Enggon" for two differently tuned Balinese gamelan and string quartet, by Balinese composer Dewa Ketut Alit. Recorded at the premiere performance at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 19 APR 2009.

    Artistic director: Evan Ziporyn
    Video: jody diamond

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