gamelan music, modern dance, percussion, vegetarianism, Navajo religion, building instruments with junkyard finds, puppets, calligraphy, or sipping a bowl of green tea has a place for the music of Lou Harrison. He left this world in February 2003 at the age of 85. But one day, he may be known as the Leonardo da Vinci of 20th-century music—not simply of Western music, but world music. Right now, he’s the secret genius of West-meets-East music. You probably know John Cage, Philip Glass, Terry Riley, and Stephen Reich—but Harrison stands apart.