bali061 The Music of Bali Ensemble (ETHNMUS 91 and 161B) features gamelan (the generic Indonesian word for orchestra) music and dance. The Balinese gamelan gong kebyar is famous for its fast tempos, abrupt changes of texture, and brilliantly costumed dancers who act out stories from the Ramayana.

Director:  I Nyoman Wenten

For information on the history of this ensemble, click Ensemble History: Music of Bali Ensemble.