Music Of Indonesia 4: Music Of Nias & North Sumatra


Music Of Indonesia 4: Music Of Nias & North Sumatra by Jambu at Your Free Album. MPN: unknown. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The Toba and Karo from North Sumatra developed complex instrumental traditions. The Toba, one of the few societies to use tuned drums to carry a melody, combine them with gongs and oboe-like instruments, creating dynamic melodies and rhythms. The Karo ensemble features expert drumming full of snaps and pops. The Ono Niha people from the island of Nias perform ornate choral songs called hoho, which use only four tones and embody their oral tradition. Unknown outside of Indonesia, these 1990 digit


Music Of Indonesia 4: Music Of Nias & North Sumatra by Jambu
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The Toba and Karo from North Sumatra developed complex instrumental traditions. The Toba, one of the few societies to use tuned drums to carry a melody, combine them with gongs and oboe-like instruments, creating dynamic melodies and rhythms. The Karo ensemble features expert drumming full of snaps and pops. The Ono Niha people from the island of Nias perform ornate choral songs called hoho, which use only four tones and embody their oral tradition. Unknown outside of Indonesia, these 1990 digital recordings include extensive notes. 72 minutes. "Its variety—in sound, feel, and purpose—is astonishing and inspiring." - Rhythm Music

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Brand:
Jambu
Manufacturer:
Smithsonian Folkways
Category:
Indonesia
MPN:
unknown
Release Date:
2005-01-03
UPC:
093074042021
Part Number:
unknown
Genre:
World Music
Artist:
Indonesia 4-music Of Nias & & N.sumatra
Publisher:
Smithsonian Folkways
Audience Rating:
NR (Not Rated)
Publication Date:
1993-09-14
Binding:
Audio CD
Item Weight:
0.24 pounds
Item Size:
5.75 x 0.5 x 5.25 inches
Package Weight:
0.18 pounds
Package Size:
4.97 x 0.54 x 5.55 inches

 


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