In All Languages playlist for 10/14/2012

DJs: 
Xinyu Guan
Artist Title Album Label Link
Tanji Modern Grup Marga Luyu Was Pepeko; Gaplek; Ucing Belek Music of Indonesia 5: Betawi and Sundanese Music Smithsonian Folkways CD SF 40421
Grup Tanjidor Kembang Ros Jali-jali bunga siantan Music of Indonesia 5: Betawi and Sundanese Music Smithsonian Folkways CD SF 40421
Various Lagu lama; Lagu sayur Music of Indonesia 3: Music from the Outskirts of Jakarta: Gambang Kromong Smithsonian Folkways CD SF 40057
Various Entire Album Music of Indonesia 20: Indonesian Guitars Smithsonian Folkways CD SF 40477

Indonesia folk music. The Tanjidor of the Betawi people of Jakarta, which is mostly played on European brass instruments, but based on Indonesian rhythmic structures. The gambang kromong, which started out as music accompanying festivities in rich Chinese Indonesian households, before the genre was democratized. We also explore the various incarnations of guitar music around the islands of Indonesia.