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posted on 2019-03-11, 06:21 authored by Geoffrey Benjamin
Video of Muhammad Thamsir demonstrating different rhythms employed in Melayu music.

For more information about this recording, see Chapter 12, 'Malay art music composers and performers of Tanjungpinang and Pulau Penyengat’ by Geoffrey Benjamin, in Margaret Kartomi (ed), Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands, Copenhagen: Nias Press, 2019.



Geoffrey Benjamin

Geographic location

Tanjungpinang, Kepulauan Riau, Indonesia

Collection date

28 November 2014

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