Jaipong’s Drum: A Popular Sundanese Musical Instrument In The West Of Java

Asep Saepudin, NIP. 19770615 200501 1 003 (2012) Jaipong’s Drum: A Popular Sundanese Musical Instrument In The West Of Java. In: Seminar "World Music Days 2012" The Central Conservatory of Music in Beijingon 8-10 November 2012, 8-10 November 2012, Beijing.

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This paper aims to discuss the several of uniqueness of jaipong’s drum thus popular in West of Java. The jaipong’s drums included in membranophone waditra (instrument), as one of musical instruments in Sundanese gamelan. Jaipong’s drums functioned to accompany jaipongan dance. The motive or pattern (tepak) of the drum was created in the 1980s by Suwanda, a maestro of jaipongan drummer from Karawang in West of Java. The Motives are energetic, attractive and varied, it can attract and stimulate listeners to do the movements. Despite at the early of its presence raises a controversial responses among artists, but its existence has remained popular untill now. In this article, I will discuss about the variety of uniqueness of jaipong’s drum include tunings, function, motive, tempo, engineering, space, sound sources, the number oftones, and the acoustic organology.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: slap, instrument, drums, jaipong
Subjects: Karya Dosen
Divisions: Fakultas Seni Pertunjukan > Jurusan Etnomusikologi
Depositing User: agus tiawan AT
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2017 01:45
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 01:45
URI: http://digilib.isi.ac.id/id/eprint/2788

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