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Various Artists - Indonesia/Java: Music of Sunda album mp3

Various Artists - Indonesia/Java: Music of Sunda album mp3
Indonesian Traditions
  • Performer:
    Various Artists
  • Title:
    Indonesia/Java: Music of Sunda
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  • Style:
    Indonesian Traditions
  • Date of release:
    January 9, 1996
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  • Size FLAC version
    1627 megabytes
  • Size MP3 version
    1419 megabytes
  • Size WMA version
    1479 megabytes
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The music in Indonesia predates historical records, various Native Indonesian tribes often incorporate chants and songs accompanied with musics instruments in their rituals Traditional regional musics and songs of Indonesia natively compromises of strong beat and harmony type musics with strong influence of California and Malay classical music. The influence is strongly visible in the traditional popular music genre of Dangdut. In West Java, formerly Sunda, has several types of gamelan. Gamelan Degung, gamelan salendro and tembang sunda are three primary types.

Imas Permas - Tembang Sunda - Java: Lara-lara & Senggot. Java: the Jasmine Isle (Gamelan Music). Various Artists 165 listeners. Java 43,272 listeners. Banyumas Bamboo Gamelan 362 listeners. Les Wriggles 53,223 listeners. Java 18,608 listeners.

An archipelago of over seventeen thousand islands, Indonesia has developed a rich and diverse musical culture influenced by the various ethnic and religious groups which have settled there. The first track, Ile-Ile, is a striking Batak (non-Muslim Indonesian from Sumatra) melody featuring the gambang, a wooden xylophone, while Lagu Babar Lajar showcases the Javanese Gamelan influence on Indonesian music, and is said to accompany the dance of a warrior.

Traditional music of Indonesia develops in every region and passed through generations. It still exists in the community. This music has also been born, grown, and developed in the region since their ancestor lived. Jaipongan is a complex rhythmic dance music which comes from Sunda, West Java. The Sundanese use this music as a companion of their traditional dance, Jaipong dance. In addition, through the traditional music artists can express their thoughts, ideas, and contemplation about self, community, world, and God. F. Financial Benefits. Apart from being a medium for self-expression, traditional music can also be a source of income for the artists. They can record their artwork in the form of a tape or compact disk and then sell it to the market.

Gamelan from Central Java. Gamelan Music of Bali. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). If some of this music sounds remarkably like modern American and European 'classical,' that's not an accident. Many 20th C composers, especially Americans, were strongly influenced by gamelan - galvanized musically by their first encounters with it - and incorporated its patterns, scales, percussive effects, and even its instruments into their compositions.

Air Mail Music: Java Dream Island features some low-key world music emphasizing organic percussion and strange, reedy flutes. There are only eight songs, Sundayana and DeGung Wis Kasil performing four each. All the songs are traditional compositions and reflect the native sounds of these performers. There's nothing particularly special about this collection. In fact, it's quite generic and disengaging.


Celempungan - Primary Artist
Tembang Cianjuran - Primary Artist
Ciawian - Primary Artist
Pantun - Primary Artist
Kacapi Suling - Primary Artist
Kacapi Tarawangsa - Primary Artist

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 The Tale of Mundinlaya Pantun 10:30
2 Medley Kacapi Suling 5:51
3 Medley Tembang Cianjuran 8:30
4 Kidung Kacapi Tarawangsa 3:43
5 Medley Ciawian 9:27
6 Medley Celempungan 6:13
7 Katersnan Celempungan 3:29