Indonesia: Java- Music of the Theatre (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)

Indonesia: Java- Music of the Theatre (Smithsonian Folkways Custom CD)
VARIOUS ARTISTS
16.99
OUT OF STOCKSKU: FSD6783

Product Description

Two styles of classic Indonesian musical theatre. Langen Mandra Wanara (Song of the Monkeys) is a dance drama based on a segment of the Hindu Ramayana epic. Langen Driyan (Diversion of the Heart) is performed by an all female cast illustrates the centuries old Hindu-Javanese legend of a royal battle. The gamelan is tuned in the pentatonic slendro system, unique to Java. Comes with English liner notes. Original release 1985
1. Langen mandra wanara (Entertainment on the song of the monkeys) - Praptodihardjo, Djalal, Pusposworo, Nyi Mursinah, Nyi Suratni, R.S. Bandjaransari 28:06
2. Langen driyan (Entertainment for the heart) - Artists of the Pura Mangkunagara