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Suyoto, Suyoto (2004) FLEKSIBILlTAS MUSIKAL SULUKAN GAYA SURAKARTA. Jurnal Ketek, 4 (1). pp. 19-39. ISSN 1412-2065

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Wayang kulit is a representation of human life since the birth until the death which is presented in pathet (musical concept or musical atmosphere). Sulukan is an important medium and it is the "soul" of the performance. Sulukan is divided into three: pathetan (songs of the puppeteer accompanied by small gamelan ensemble), senanon (the same genre as sulukan with specific musical effect), and ada-ada (songs of the pupetteerto present tense atmospheres). Texts used in sulukan are tembang gedhe (songs with long phrases), tembang tengahan (songs with medium phrases), and tembang macapat (songs with short phrases), those are different from other songs. For that reason, the structure of sulukan is like that of tembang in which rules are used. In sulukan there is kombangan (songs with "vocal" expression rather than consonant) usually with the word (long. "The kombangan becomes the special character of the wayang kulit. Musically speaking, the kombangan is the "intermission" between phrases. The texts relate to the social life and they are contained in the texts of the sulukan; the contents of the sulukan are: education of life, ethics, and mysticism in Javanese life. Keywords: Sulukan, fleksible musical, wayang kulit.

Type: Article
Not controling keyword: Sulukan, musical, wayang kulit
Subject: 1. ISI Surakarta > Karawitan
Divisions: Faculty of Performance Arts > School of Karawitan
User deposit: UPT. Perpustakaan
Datestamp: 21 Aug 2017 03:50
Last mod: 21 Aug 2017 03:50
URI: http://repository.isi-ska.ac.id/id/eprint/1526

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