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Music Of Indonesia 7: Music From The Forests Of Riau And Mentawi
Various Artists
Music Of Indonesia 7: Music From The Forests Of Riau And Mentawi
Genres: World Music, Pop
 
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Recorded in 1993 and 1994, this recording focuses on the music of three indigenous forest societies of western Indonesia. It features songs and drumming for shamanic curing rituals and private singing and instrumental musi...  more »

      
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Music Of Indonesia 7: Music From The Forests Of Riau And Mentawi
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Label: Smithsonian Folkways
Original Release Date: 11/16/1995
Re-Release Date: 11/21/1995
Genres: World Music, Pop
Style: Far East & Asia
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 093074042328

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Recorded in 1993 and 1994, this recording focuses on the music of three indigenous forest societies of western Indonesia. It features songs and drumming for shamanic curing rituals and private singing and instrumental music (played on xylophones or a gong-row) performed for entertainment or emotional release. Extensive notes complement these rare recordings. 70 minutes. "Lots of spirit here." - St. Louis Riverfront Times