The Best Sound of Bali (Part 1) CD
Age 4 - 18+
- L 14cm x W 13cm x H 1cm
- Stock: 6
Track 1: Ramayana (10:42)
It is the new form of Ramayana called Sendratari (modern dance drama) which was first performed in 1965. The story is based on Ramayana accompanied by gamelan Gong Kebyar.
Track 2: Kecak! Cak! (13:05)
Kecak (or ‘The Monkey Chant’) is a chorus of men (and women, nowadays) chanting non-lexical syllables ‘Cak! Cak! Cak!’
Some of the men perform a time-keeping melody and the majorities perform a variety of interlocking part. The story of this performance is usually based in Ramayana.
Track 3: Angklung (6:03)
Angklung is four tones Gamelan in Slendro scale. It is an ensemble made up of metallophones and various small gongs, used as ceremonial music.
Track 4: Barong (13:46)
There are many types of Barong Dance found in Bali nowadays. However, among them, the Barong Ket is the best known throughout the island, resembling a dragon or a lion. Barong Ket’s performance is accompanied by Gamelan Bebarongan.
Track 5: Joged Bumbung (8:29)
The Joged genre is distinguished by a social dance feature. After the dancer has completed and extended her solo dance, men from the audience are invited by turn to come forward to dance together with the dancer. It is called Ngibing.
Track 6: Legong (7:18)
Legong is one of Balinese welcome dances to honour the guests in attendance at the performance. At the end of the dance, young women throw flower petals toward the audience. The costume is an elaborate new creation based on the simpler Rejang (one of Balinese dances) costume. Legong dance is accompanied by gamelan Gong Kebyar.
Track 7: Balaganjur (6:36)
Balaganjur is Balinese music that accompanies processions preceding marriages, burials, cremations, and other ceremonies. A Balaganjur ensemble is made up of drums, various gongs, and cymbals. The repertoire is based on a piece called Gilak.
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