Bali - This composition features the Balinese tingklik, a xylophone made from eleven bamboo pipes. It tells the story of a boy who one day finds a special blade of grass in the forest and plants it in his yard. It grows so tall that he climbs up the bamboo stalk and finds a man living in the clouds who teaches him music. The boy excels at his studies and is told to go back to earth and share his gift with others. On his way down the bamboo stalk, he cuts segments from above to fashion into the first tingklik.
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