Guide to Sundanese Music: Timescape Indonesia, Amazon, Kindle and piracy....
Guide to Sundanese Music (Simon Cook)
A practical introduction to Gamelan Saléndro/Pelog, Gamelan Degung, and Panambih Tembang Sunda.
(117 pages) Bandung, 1992.
“the little red book”. The pdf of this book was made available for download through the American Gamelan Institute website, free of charge.
click to open the pdf online
This book has recently been put for sale by a company called Timescape Books in Kindle format through Amazon, without the author's knowledge or permission, with a completely inappropriate cover illustration, and an even sillier "Product Description". In the process of scanning the text, the layout has become completely mangled, and the software has misinterpreted many words: e.g. péking = poking, saléndro = sal6ndro. Diagrams are particularly hilarious:
This is what you get on p.10 if you download it for free from the library at AGI
This is what you get if you pay £0.77 for this book on Amazon in Kindle format, scanned by Timescape Books
To be fair to Amazon, they have published the author's review (see below).