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Rabab pasisir

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posted on 2017-06-23, 01:33 authored by Kartomi, Margaret J., Kartomi, Hidris
For male musicians. An example of the coastal (pasisir) form of the bowed string instrument (rabab): three men each playing a 2-string rabab pasisir as accompaniment for traditional Minangkabau dance. The bowing includes double stopping. 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) Pariaman -- Town of Pariaman

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