Gamelan-a-Ding-Dong (S2, E10)

Gamelan orchestra instruments

Part 2 of 2!

Composer FORREST COVINGTON, JR., and I continue our conversation.

He tells the story of how he once built a gamelan orchestra out of repurposed material; we talk about the ingenuity and ingeniousness of indigenous music; and we let fly a few groaners. Honestly, for some, I’m still trying to figure out the punch line.

For Part 1 of this interview, click here.

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