gamelan http://kcur.org en What is Gamelan Music? http://kcur.org/post/what-gamelan-music <p>Gamelan music is the orchestral music of Indonesia which is primarily from the islands of Bali and Java. Over a decade ago, Kansas City became home to a hand crafted Gamelan from Indonesia that was fine tuned and given a blessing from a Balinese Hindu high priests. On this Central Standard the director of Kansas City's Gamelan group Gamelan Genta Kasturi, <strong>Patrick Alonzo Conway</strong> – he plays in the group and even composes pieces for the group, and is an eclectic composer and member of the People’s Liberation Big Band.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Suzanne Hogan, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 35701 at http://kcur.org What is Gamelan Music? Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-wednesday-may-16-2012 <p>Kansas City shifts strategies on how to deal with violent crime.&nbsp; Missouri lawmakers take on everything from workers&rsquo; compensation to keeping the Jayhawk off of Missouri license plates.&nbsp; That and more from KCUR.</p><p> Wed, 16 May 2012 13:42:25 +0000 Maria Carter 17755 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 New Charlotte Street Award Fellows: Patrick Conway & Heidi Van http://kcur.org/post/new-charlotte-street-award-fellows-patrick-conway-heidi-van <p><a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/">Charlotte Street Foundation</a> recently announced two artists, Heidi Van and Patrick Alonzo Conway, were selected as this year&#39;s 2012 Generative Performing Artists Award Fellows. Wed, 09 May 2012 18:30:15 +0000 Laura Spencer 17380 at http://kcur.org New Charlotte Street Award Fellows: Patrick Conway & Heidi Van "Angels & Demons at Play" Inspired by Sun Ra http://kcur.org/post/angels-demons-play-inspired-sun-ra <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c036ef0d7f3-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c036ef0d7f3-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c036ef0d7f3-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-954628.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – A multimedia performance this weekend called "Angels &amp; Demons at Play" takes its name from a song by Sun Ra, the avant-garde pianist and band leader - and combines live music with Balinese and masked dance, and electronic visual media.</p> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:01:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2163 at http://kcur.org "Angels & Demons at Play" Inspired by Sun Ra Gamelan Creates Community of Performers http://kcur.org/post/gamelan-creates-community-performers <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c0428252ecc-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c0428252ecc-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c0428252ecc-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-841291.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Gamelan, the orchestral music of Indonesia, is praised for its color, rhythmic structure and lyrical melodies. And it's an important part of parades, festivals, and ceremonies.</p> Wed, 03 Jun 2009 16:21:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 1494 at http://kcur.org Gamelan Creates Community of Performers Gamelan Genta Kasturi at la Esquina http://kcur.org/post/gamelan-genta-kasturi-la-esquina <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c0428250e73-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c0428250e73-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c0428250e73-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-776183.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – <a href="http://conservatory.umkc.edu/community_academy/gamelan.aspx">Gamelan </a> is the orchestral tradition of Indonesia and incorporates bronze gongs, metallophones, cymbals, bamboo flutes, fiddles, and drums. The region's first gamelan orchestra, <i>Gamelan Genta Kasturi</i> got its start five years ago and it's based in Kansas City. The group performs traditional and contemporary Balinese music and dance this weekend.</p> Thu, 16 Oct 2008 16:53:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 1273 at http://kcur.org Gamelan Genta Kasturi at la Esquina