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Last year I went to Java with the Irish Gamelan Orchestra. Just found my un-viewed-since-then pics. As you can see they are hopefully enjoying watching the Living the Tradition DVD’s over there! A wonderful welcome from the kids from the rainforest area in East Java and the friendly hosts for an event with dancing and feasting near central Java. I met a young fan there who was a cellist and very excited I was there in the middle of the Java countryside! I gave him a DVD too. I borrowed a cello from a local school in Solo for the concert. It was an incredibly cranky old thing with the sound of what I am sure was an ancient Javanese spirit…! It was lucky I brought my own strings… the next school orchestra cellist who gets the cello will be very happy with the A and D Larsen Magnacore strings. Living the Tradition!!

The film is ready!

We are delighted to announce that our film is finished! Our journey has been fascinating and rewarding and along the way we met fantastic people and made new friends. We made discoveries about the origins and backgrounds of the airs, some of which were perhaps little known or had been forgotten. We documented our findings…Continue Reading

Living the Tradition DVD on pre-sale!

Happy New Year! Today we start the pre-sale of Living the Tradition DVD! The film will be released on January 31st. If you pre-order before January 15th, you receive a €4.00 discount. Don’t miss this chance! (place your order via this weblink, shipping starts 31st of January) The DVD box contains two discs: disc 1…Continue Reading