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Many thanks to my teacher in Persian music and poetry, Ostad Hossein Omoumi, for all he does and has contributed to my life, as well as Dr. Chris Miller and the Cornell Gamelan Ensemble, and Jarrad Powell Gamelan Pacifica for doing the initial performances of many of these compositions. Many thanks to Mell Dettmer for her impeccable work. I would also like to thank Eyvind for everything in music and life from the deepest place in my heart. My humblest thanks goes to my teachers in singing for Javanese gamelan, including Jarrad Powell, Mitropangrawit (almarhum), Ibu Supadmi, Ibu Mujinah, Ibu Cendani Laras, Ki Midiyanto, Ibu Heni Savitri, Jesse Snyder, IM Harjito, Anne Stebinger, and Gamelan Kusuma Laras, as well as Ibu Euis Komariah (almarhum) in Tembang Sunda.. Many thanks to Nancy Florida for bringing the Javanese literary worlds into so many new dimensions, as well as her aid in understanding specific texts. I am so grateful for the inspiration of composers Jarrad Powell, Rahayu Supanggah, Al Suwardi, Sutrisno Hartono, Jody Diamond, Daniel Schmidt, Chris Miller, and Peni Candrarini, and the chance to work with them over the years. Thanks to Bimo Hernowo and Satriyo Santoso, for their constant support, and to all beloved singing friends in love with ancient ways.