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Music of Indonesia

Music of Indonesia
The music of Indonesia demonstrates its cultural diversity, the local musical creativity, as well as subsequent foreign musical influences that shaped contemporary music scenes of Indonesia. Nearly thousands of Indonesian islands having its own cultural and artistic history and character.[1] This results in hundreds of different forms of music, which often accompanies by dance and theatre. Traditional regional musics and songs of Indonesia natively compromises of strong beat and harmony type musics with strong influence of Indian and Malay classical music. The influence is strongly visible in the traditional popular music genre of Dangdut. Musical instruments[edit] Balinese gamelan performance. SambaSunda music performance, featuring traditional Sundanese music instruments such as kecapi, suling, and kendang. Gamelan[edit] With the arrival of the Dutch colonizers, a number system called kepatihan was developed to record the music. Kecapi suling[edit] Angklung[edit] Kulintang[edit] Sasando[edit]

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Anugerah Musik Indonesia Anugerah Musik Indonesia (English translation: Indonesian Music Awards), also known as AMI or colloquially AMI Awards is an annual Indonesian major music awards. They have been compared to the American Grammy Awards, and British Brit Awards. History[edit] The Anugerah Musik Indonesia (AMI) foundations was established on September 5, 1996. Acha Septriasa Jelita Septriasa (born 1 September 1989), better known by her stage name of Acha Septriasa, is an Indonesian actress and also a singer. She was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. Biography[edit]

10 Japanese Musicians To Add To Your Playlist – Page 1 For many people on the internet, Japan is synonymous with anime, bizarre youth trends, wacky adverts and some really eccentric music videos. When we in the West watch something from Japan, on YouTube for example, we are often drawn to the wackiest stuff. That€™s totally understandable - it's really entertaining. However, this means that a lot of really good stuff passes us by. For example, many of us know about musicians like Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (see above image) and the eccentric music video for her viral hit Pon pon pon.

Article about Music of Indonesia by The Free Dictionary (redirected from Music of Indonesia)Also found in: Wikipedia. one of the richest and most distinctive of Asian musical cultures. It was and is of enormous importance in religious, political, and entertainment functions. It possesses two separate tonal systems—pélog and sléndro or salendro. Pélog contains seven tones, only five of which are used in a given composition. The intervals of pélog are unequal, and the smaller ones approximate the semitone of Western music.

What is Jewish Music? Jewish music stems from ancient prayer chants of the Levant some 3000 years ago. The musical notation that developed and that we find in the bible today is one of the most ancient forms of notated music, and yet it is still in current practice all over the world today. Jewish music has been constantly adapting to new conditions and yet retaining its identity in many widely differing ethnic, social and religious environments. Through its daughter religions, the music of Judaism is one of the fundamental elements in the understanding of the sacred and secular traditions of Europe and the Near East, first having influenced, and then having been influenced by, the music of Christian and Islamic cultures. The study of Jewish music encompasses many genres of religious, semi religious and folk music used in the synagogue and in the Jewish home and also art music using Jewish texts or themes.

List of Indonesian musicians and musical groups From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a list of Indonesian musicians and musical groups from various genres. A[edit] B[edit] C[edit] Klezmer Klezmer (Yiddish: כליזמר or קלעזמער (klezmer), pl.: כליזמרים (klezmorim) — instruments of music) is a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe. Played by professional musicians called klezmorim, the genre originally consisted largely of dance tunes and instrumental display pieces for weddings and other celebrations. In the United States the genre evolved considerably as Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, who arrived between 1880 and 1924,[1] met and assimilated American jazz. During the initial years after the klezmer revival of the 1970s, this was what most people knew as klezmer, although in the current century musicians have begun paying more attention to the "original" pre-jazz traditions as revivalists including Josh Horowitz, Yale Strom, and Bob Cohen have spent years doing field research in Eastern/Central Europe. Etymology[edit] Style[edit]

Traditional Japanese musical instruments - Wikipedia Traditional Japanese musical instruments are musical instruments used in the traditional and folk music of Japan. They comprise a range of string, wind, and percussion instruments. Percussion[edit] Strings[edit] KLEZMER MUSIC Klezmer music originated in the 'shtetl' (villages) and the ghettos of Eastern Europe, where itinerant Jewish troubadours, known as 'klezmorim', performed at joyful events ('simkhes'), particularly weddings, since the early middle age till the nazi and Stalinian prosecutions. It was inspired by secular melodies, popular dances, 'khazones' (khazanut, Jewish liturgy) as well as by the 'nigunim', the simple and often wordless melodies, intended by the 'Hasidim' (orthodox Jews) for approaching God in a kind of ecstatic communion. In (mutual) contact with Slavonic, Greek, Ottoman (Turkish), Gypsy and -later- American jazz musicians, using typical scales, tempo and rhythm changes, slight dissonance and a touch of improvisation, the 'klezmorim' acquired the ability to evoke all kinds of emotions, through a very diversified music.

Music of Greece The music of Greece is as diverse and celebrated as its history. Greek music separates into two parts: Greek traditional music and Byzantine music, with more eastern sounds.[1] These compositions have existed for millennia: they originated in the Byzantine period and Greek antiquity; there is a continuous development which appears in the language, the rhythm, the structure and the melody.[2] Music is a significant aspect of Hellenic culture, both within Greece and in the diaspora. Greek musical history[edit]