The instruments and their unique tuning and notation, with an introduction for composers.
All instruments of the gamelan with their characteristics are described and can be listened to in slendro- and pelog-tuning.
Performances in 2018 go to: www.thewestinme.nl (website also in english!)
Ensemble Gending & DoelenKwartet, Bernadeta Astari: soprano
a coproduction of Ensemble Gending and HetGeluidMaastricht
Première in De Doelen, Rotterdam
Concerts en information: www.thewestinme.nl (website also in english!)
The inflammatory letters of the Javanese princess Raden Adjeng Kartini (1879-1904), who died prematurely in chldbirth. The razor sharp writings of the Indonesian activist, writer and journalist Ayu Utami (Bogor, 1968). These are the starting points for the brand new music theatre performance by Boudewijn Tarenskeen and Jonás Bisquert for gamelan ensemble Gending, the Doelen string quartet, soprano Bernadeta Astari and actress Romy Roelofsen.
RASA, Utrecht, Nieuwjaarsduik, Workshop gamelan and Concert
SOAS. Londen, International Gamelan Event 2015
Southbank Gamelan and Ensemble Gending
Alba Nova Festival, Bilzen, België Su Llanto