"Music of Indonesia, Vol. 15: South Sulawesi Strings" - Various Artists
- artist:Various Artists
- featured artist:Bugis Kacapi Ensemble, Pangkajene, Satuni, Ahmad Daeng Mile, Idrus Daeng Buang, Caku Daeng Baji, etc.
- region:South East Asia
- release year:1997
- audio file / digital
- CD (Compact Disc)
- MC (Music Cassette)
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- publisher:Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
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Cultures along the Indonesian coast in South Sulawesi have adapted foreign string isntruments to Indonesian musical aesthetics. This event-oriented music (accompanied and instrumental) often accompanies acrobats and clowns performing at family celebrations and ceremonies. Both professional and informal duets, trios, or ensembles, play two-stringed lutes, lutes that probably originated in Arabia, violins, and zithers.