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Guriang Ensemble

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posted on 2017-07-21, 01:25 authored by Margaret Kartomi
Recorded 8th January 1970. Fold out sheet from case reads Village Life Gives a glimpse of Sundanese paesent life in the villages of old, which is interwoven with the worshipand tradition about "paddy" as well as with the various folk-arts and typical musical instruments made of bamboo. The Ngakut ceremony descripbes the worship of the Rice Goddes, Dewi Sri, when the paddy harvest is taken to the granary. Copyright Margaret J. Kartomi



Margaret J. Kartomi

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Bandung, West Java Indonesia

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Sound Recording