UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Concert with Ade Suparman, 2012-04-13  PDF

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University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Concert with Ade Suparman
2 items  :  OT - 2 vcts (mini-DV); WD - 2 DVDs (digital, stereo); Duration: 1:29:30; concert program
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Concert of Sundanese music and dance from West Java, featuring Ade Suparman, April 13, 2012, University of Washington School of Music, Brechemin Auditorium.
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-0974
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Ade Suparman, instrumentalist and composer of Sundanese music, was born in Purwakarta, West Java, in 1969. He started playing kacapi when he was 10 years old with his father. He then studied music theory and classical music (including vocal, Suling, Kendang and Gamelan) at Indonesia Art School (SMKI). He received his BA from Indonesian Art University (ISI) in Surakarta. After his studies, he performed as a concert kacapist around the world. Besides performing, he has created a new learning method for Suling (bamboo flute), and has also published several method books for Sundanese instruments - Suling, Gamelan and Kacapi. Ade has been a member of professional folk and classical music groups in Bandung, performing on Kacapi and Gamelan. He has recorded Sundanese traditional and contemporary music with well-known composers in West Java. His travels abroad have taken him to India, South Korea, the Netherlands and the USA. While in the Netherlands, he performed as a kacapi soloist in Utretcht and Den Haag, and also taught Sundanese music in Stichtings Kunskring Siliwangi-Panglipur. He also teaches regularly in Bali for the San Diego-based Center for World Music.

- https://adesuparman.blogspot.com

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Concert title: "Ade Suparman, Students & Guests: Music & Dance from West Java, Indonesia."

Recorded by Michiko Urita for the UW Ethnomusicology Archives.

For audio recording of concert, see collection 2012008.


2012-8.1 - Tr. 1 - Welcome by Christina Sunardi; Tembang Sunda (pelog): Tr. 2 - Rajah (A. Suparman/kacapi); Tr. 3 - Papatet - Mupu Kembang - Bulan Tumanggal (A. Suparman/kacapi; Sean Williams/vocals); Tr. 4 - Balagenyat (Jocelyn Oakley/kacapi; Hilary Johnson/vocals); Tembang Sunda (madenda/sorog): Tr. 5 - Tuning; comments by Sean Williams; Tr. 6 - Sekar Manis - Setra - Kingkilaban (A. Suparman & S. Williams); Gamelan Degung (ensemble; A. Suparman/suling): Tr. 7 - Ayun Ambing (with singers); Tr. 8 - Kadewan (with singers); Tr. 9 - Lutung Bingung; Tr. 10 - Manintin (with singers) (Total duration = 53:00)

2012-8.2 - Kacapi-suling (A. Suparman/suling; Christina Sunardi & Manuel Castro/kacapi): Tr. 1 - Panyileukan; Tr. 2 - Arum Bandung; 2 compositions by Ade Suparman (A. Suparman/kacapi; Eyvind Kang/viola): Tr. 3 - Kidung Giri Kusuma; Tr. 4 - Jirim Jisim; Tr. 5 - Jaipongan dance: Kangsreng (Oriana Estrada, Tikka Sears & Christina Sunardi/dancers) (Total duration = 36:30)

Documentation: Flyer

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Concerts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Sundanese
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Indonesia--Asia--Southeast Asia
  • Java
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Video recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Sunardi, Christina (performer)
    • Suparman, Ade (performer)
    • Williams, Sean (performer)