Gamelan Galak Tika

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Review: A House in Bali

A House in Bali , Evan Ziporyn's dense syncretic opera, regales you with sounds, moves, images, and contradictions. It's a little like visiting Bali for the first time. The strangeness can be overwhelming, but you'll never forget the clangor.
Evan Ziporyn's tenuous idyll
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  October 15, 2010

Rare Frequencies: Mudboy at Middle East; the Beeline Festival wraps up

MUDBOY: Dubious Liftings (Live in Northampton, 2009) It's week two of an influx of Providenc...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 15, 2009

Gongs with robot

The Balinese gamelan, a close-knit ensemble of percussion, flute, and voices, preserves some of the oldest music in the world as an essential part of ritual and secular occasions.
Gamelan Galak Tika does crossover
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  November 24, 2008

Group dynamics

Boston has its own homegrown Balinese-style gamelan orchestra.
The gamelan gathering of Galak Tika and I Made Bandem
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  December 05, 2007