We are continuing with our occasional Friday musical feature, as suggested by Bob H. Today we are showcasing some works he recommended, this one percussion performances, in all cases particularly tuneful percussion instruments.
A general suggestion: if you are recommending works similar to the one featured (“If you enjoyed what you heard today, you might like this too”), please post that in comments. If you want to highlight something in a different vein, as the subject of a future post, please send it to yves-at-nakedcapitalism-dot-com with “Musical Interlude” in the subject line.
I spent ten weeks in Bali and so this gamelan piece (and even the look of the performance stage) brings back fond memories.
This one is contemporary, with a hang drum:
And in a reader ‘stump the band,’ how many of you have ever seen a cas cas performance?
This one cheats a bit. It’s not all percussion instruments but it’s exotic and distinctive, so I trust you’ll enjoy it: