The editorial philosophy of BALUNGAN is to support all perspectives on gamelan and related arts, and to encourage a dialog between scholars and artists involved with this complex ensemble and its many associated traditions in Indonesia and elsewhere.

BALUNGAN (ISSN# 0885-7113) is an international journal that presents both scholarly and artistic perspectives on Indonesian and international gamelan music and related performing arts. Each issue contains articles, interviews, scores, and information on gamelan activities throughout the world. BALUNGAN is edited by Jody Diamond and published by the American Gamelan Institute; some issues also have a guest editor or a special focus.

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