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Pitamaha II LP
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Pitamaha II is a compilation of pristinely recorded performances in the field by renowned Grammy-winning recording engineer David Baker. This is the second volume from his 1995 master recordings. The picture disc LP is a 180-gram limited edition print of 500, and features folk art & masks from original folk art creations of Bali. Proceeds from the sale of this release will go to foundations for local Balinese artists. Music from Pitamaha was recently selected by Academy Award nominated director Julie Taymor for her upcoming film The Tempest, scheduled for theatrical release in 2011.

Side A
1. Temple Gamelan (part1) 5:17
2. Jegog (part1) 1:29
3. Flute solo 1:39
4. Gender Wayang (part1) 4:52
5. Jegog (part2) 2:31

Side B
1. Flutes duet 3:28
2. Gender Wayang (part2) 4:22
3. Temple Gamelan (part2) 6:32


12" 180 grams LP picture disk encased in a clear plastic sleeve.

"raw and utterly infectious...a new genre emerges: garage gamelan" - SPIN magazine

"seductive...most of this music is on the peaceful side for Bali." - CMJ monthly

"...if you ever wondered about the musical roots of minimalist composers Philip Glass and Steve Reich, this is the place to look" - Richard Gehr (sonicnet.com)

"...attendant ambience with surprisingly crisp fidelity. As a sophisticated musical travelog of a strange and wonderful place. This is as good as it gets. Outstanding." _Alternative Press magazine
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