Music of Java

Ensemble

UCLA Music of Java Ensemble

Music of Java

Course Details:
ETHNMUS 91H and 161H

Director:
Djoko Walujo

 

The Music of Java Ensemble centers on the music of Central Javanese gamelan, a percussion-dominated musical ensemble featuring tuned bronze gongs, bronze metallophones, and drums, along with flutes, zither, vocals, and spiked fiddle. The ensemble is known for rhythmic complexity and a unique feel as well as a lush and dynamic melodic range.

For information about course enrollment, go to the CCLE course website or contact instructor Djoko Walujo.