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Sangihe's bamboo; Music of unity and harmony

  • High and low: The music troupe in Sangihe, North Sulawesi, practices using a humble blackboard on which is written the musical score. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

    High and low: The music troupe in Sangihe, North Sulawesi, practices using a humble blackboard on which is written the musical score. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

  • Fresh from the nature: Locals select old bamboo trees for the main material for bamboo musical instruments. JP/ Tarko 
Sudiarno

    Fresh from the nature: Locals select old bamboo trees for the main material for bamboo musical instruments. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

  • From scratch: Agustinus Sasundu (right) and his employee manually make bamboo instruments at his house. JP/ Tarko 
Sudiarno

    From scratch: Agustinus Sasundu (right) and his employee manually make bamboo instruments at his house. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

  • On display: A youngster observes a set of bamboo musical instruments. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

    On display: A youngster observes a set of bamboo musical instruments. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

  • Perfect reflection: A trumpet player poses in front of a projector screen. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

    Perfect reflection: A trumpet player poses in front of a projector screen. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

  • Whole-hearted: A boy blows into his tuba. Agustinus Sasundu's bamboo music troupe consists of musicians of all ages. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

    Whole-hearted: A boy blows into his tuba. Agustinus Sasundu's bamboo music troupe consists of musicians of all ages. JP/ Tarko Sudiarno

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