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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Philip Yampolsky; Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.; Masyarakat Seni Pertunjukan Indonesia.
|Language Note:||Sung in Indonesian.|
|Notes:||Presents "the virtually unknown choral singing of Ngada and Manggarai of the island of Flores, an island east of Bali. The sounds, performed mainly at funerals and agricultural rituals, range from highly dissonant harmony to some rare instances of Indonesian counterpoint"--Container.
The Music of Indonesia series' research and publication sponsored jointly by the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies of the Smithsonian Institution and the Masyarakat Seni Pertunjukan Indonesia (MSPI) ; recorded and compiled by Philip Yampolsky.
Notes on the selections, Indonesia, Flores Island, its people and music, the Indonesian Performing Arts Society, and Smithsonian/Folkways (24 p. : map)--inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Performed by various artists of the island of Flores, of the Boawae and Bajawa regions of the Ngada regency, and the Borong region of the Manggarai regency.|
|Production notes:||All recordings made with a DAT recorder on the island of Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur province, in 1993 and 1994.|
|Description:||1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Ngada regency: Boawae region. Dhikiro : men's chorus (1:58) --
Zoka : men's chorus (7:46) --
Teo ne wea-dioe : mixed chorus (5:26) --
Gogo rego : mixed chorus (12:04) --
Ana geo : teke song, mixed chorus : excerpt (8:05) --
Ngada regency: Bajawa region. Kela : teke song, mixed chorus (4:17) --
Pata : teke song, mixed chorus (3:54) --
Goegoe : mixed chorus (6:32) --
Manggarai regency: Borong region. Ndore : mbata song, men's and mixed chorus, with gongs and drums, excerpt (8:59) --
Wera sarajawa : men's and mixed chorus, excerpt (14:04).
|Series Title:||Music of Indonesia, 9.|
|Other Titles:||Vocal music from central & west Flores|