Laurel Sercombe visiting artist concert recordings: Javanese Music, Dance & Wayang Kulit (video), 2014-05-20  PDF

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Sercombe, Laurel; University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Laurel Sercombe visiting artist concert recordings: Javanese Music, Dance & Wayang Kulit (video)
1 optical media  :  WD - 1 DVD; Duration: 1:46:30
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Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist Concert featuring guest artists Heri Purwanto and Ki Midiyanto with Jessika Kenney/vocalist, Christina Sunardi/dancer, Gamelan Pacifica & UW Students, University of Washington, Meany Theater, 5/20/2014.
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

Laurel Sercombe has been the Archivist for the Ethnomusicology Program at the University of Washington since 1982. She has co-produced a series of music recordings with Northwest Folklife, lectured for classes in Ethnomusicology, Library and Information Science, and American Indian Studies, and designed and taught a course on sound archiving. In 1998 she received a pre-doctoral Smithsonian Research Fellowship and in 2001 received her Ph.D. with the dissertation And Then It Rained: Power and Song in Western Washington Coast Salish Myth Narratives. She is a member of the Music Library Association, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, and the Society for Ethnomusicology, for which she served as Current Discographer 1992–2000 and Treasurer 2000–2004. She serves on the boards of Jack Straw Productions and Northwest Heritage Resources. In 2013 she organized and hosted “Sounds of the World,” a series of six programs for UWTV featuring film footage from the Robert Garfias Collection in the Ethnomusicology Archives.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Video recording by Laurel Sercombe (from the back of the hall) for the UW Ethnomusicology Archives; recorded with Panasonic AG-HMC 150P camcorder; multi-track audio mix provided by Gary Louie (Mackie 1640i Firewire interface, 24 bit, 44.1 kHz, Reaper software, MacBookPro)


Ch. 1 - Welcoming piece (gamelan led by Heri Purwanto)

Ch. 2 - Beskalan Lanang (dance - Christina Sunardi)

Ch. 3 - Gangsaran (transitional section - gamelan)

Ch. 4 - Overture (gamelan)

Ch. 5 - Welcome & announcements by Patricia Campbell

Ch. 6 - Wayang Kulit, Act I (Ki Midiyanto, dhalang)

Ch. 7 - Wayang Kulit, Act II

Ch. 8 - Wayang Kulit, Act III

Transmission Data: Original digital recording transferred to digital file 5/2014 and Work Disc produced - 2014-8.1 WD.

Documentation: Concert flyer and program

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Concerts
  • Dance--Java
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Gamelan Music
  • Music--Indonesia--Java
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Asia
  • Java
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Southeast Asia--Asia--Southeast Asia
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Field recordings
  • Sound recordings
  • Video recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Midiyanto, Ki (performer)
    • Purwanto, Heri (performer)
    • Sunardi, Christina (performer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Gamelan Pacifica (performer)
    • UW Gamelan (performer)