2VS closes season with Balinese music and dance
April 4, 2019
SWAN VALLEY - 2 Valleys Stage Performing Arts Series will conclude its 2018-19 season with a performance at Swan Valley School featuring Gamelan Manik Harum on Sunday, April 14. It will be a thrilling immersion into another culture, so let's start by defining a few unfamiliar terms.
Gamelan is the name for the traditional ensemble music of the Indonesian islands, Java and Bali. The music is predominantly composed of percussion instruments, most commonly metallophones struck by mallets. Hand drums also lend rhythmic beat to the music. Often the music is accompanied by dance, which will be th...