Types of music in Indonesia: traditional, non-traditional (local)
and non-local (western). There are also combinations of them. Examples of
unique non-traditional Indonesian music styles are "dangdut" and
"keroncong". (If you have information on the above music, please let
me know so I can provide the links or information here.)
Some traditional songs or compositions require specific instruments,
(I am looking for various pictures of the above instruments. If you
have something, let me know.)
If you are interested in gamelan (Balinese or Sundanese), visit:
Tika, a community ensemble in residence at MIT.
Kusuma, Balinese gamelan of the Embassy of Indonesia in
Jaya, a California-based gamelan group that performs the
music and dance of Bali
an English based gamelan group.
Sunda, a Sundanese Gamelan Degung.
Beyond. Visit their gamelan pages.
You may also want to visit
Mike Wardi home page where
he has some information on Javanese Gamelan.
Review of Javanese music, including gamelan.
A picture of gamelan
North American Gamelan
Gamelan and other Indonesian
instruments in Japanese.
Or check HOTWIRED Biography on
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Lyrics below will be transferred to the new page.
These MIDI files were sequenced by
Iman Tjahjono . They are Indonesian
pop songs, *not* traditional Indonesian music.
Pemuda (Guruh Soekarno
Putra) - lyrics
Satu Jam Saja (sung
by Asti Asmodiwati)
Melati Suci (Guruh Soekarno
Putra) - lyrics
See also Archive of
Indonesian Songs another Indonesian music page, lots of MIDI songs (including
children songs). Also visit a collection of
Links to Indonesian Artists, Bands, Groups
Braggi: pop band
Jubing's Free Classical
Katon Bagaskara dan Ira Wibowo
(unofficial web site)
Garis: a fusion,
jazz, and traditional Indonesian music.
Irma Pane's page.
Irma is a female singer from Indonesia.
Iwa Kusuma: Indonesian
Peggy Melati Sukma
Salam Dangdut: a Dangdut
portal. Dangdut is a popular Indonesian music type
Indonesian children singer
DC Metro area
Group: Rhoma Irama dangdut group, very famous
Other musical links
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