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Rabab darat

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posted on 2017-06-23, 01:34 authored by Kartomi, Margaret J., Kartomi, Hidris
For male musicians. An example of the inland (darat) form of the bowed string instrument (rabab): a storyteller singing legends while accompanying himself on the 3-string rabab darat. The name of the storyteller was Damalir Pamuntjak Sutan. Copyright 1972. Notes prepared by Bronia Kornhauser with Margaret Kartomi, School of Music-Conservatorium, Monash University. Photography by Hidris Kartomi.



Margaret J. Kartomi

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Sumatra -- West Sumatra -- Kabupaten (Regency) Solok -- City of Padang

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