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Catalog - Notation

These documents are particularly useful for those who are learning to play gamelan or studying performance practice. They consist primarily of musical notation, including transcriptions of traditional pieces. Some items have a short introduction in Indonesian. Many of these materials are available by special arrangement with STSI Surakarta.

The price is 15 cents per page or as marked.

Benary, Barbara

Angklung Sampler Book

Transcriptions of traditional Balinese angklung pieces. Also scores by Barbara Benary, Peter Griggs, and Philip Corner, and a article on how to build bamboo rattles.

N.Ben01
$15

Dewi, Nora Kustantina

Tari Srimpi Sangupati

Choreography. Text in Indonesian. 73 pp.

N.Dew02

Dewi, Rosini, Subagyo, and Prabow

Sekar Taji

Choreography and movements. Text in Indonesian. 20 pp.

N.Dew01
$5

Djumadi

Belajar Rebab [The Study of Rebab]

Exercises and 21 pieces. Text in Indonesian. 179 pp.

N.Dju01

Ekagustdiman, Dody Satya

Iringan Tari Topeng Klana Di Desa Beber Kecamatan Ligung Kabupaten Majalengka [The Musical Accompaniment for the Masked Dance Klana in the Village of Beber...]

Text in Indonesian. Photos of instruments, notation for gamelan parts. 69 pp.

N.Eka02

Kuwat

Cengkok Sindhenan Gendhing Banyumasan Gaya Ibu Kenes [Banyumjas Singing Style of Ibu Kenes]

Short text in Indonesian. Transcriptions and texts for many pieces in Banyumas style. 200 pp.

N.Kuw02

Marsono and Sri Hendarto

Clempung/Siteran

Cengkok and notation of pieces. Text in Indonesian. 63 pp.

N.Maro01

Martopangrawit, R.L.

Gending-gending Santiswara Vol. I

Vocal notation for 57 pieces in the Islamic santiswaran style, in pelog pathet nem and barang. 130 pp.

N.Mar04

Gending-gending Santiswara Vol. II

Notation for 25 pieces. 109 pp.

N.Mar05

Parsana, Hardjito, and Sutarno

Titilaras Genderan: Bahan Pelajaran Baku [Gender Notation: Material for Basic Study]

Cengkok and pieces in several pathet. 42 pp.

N.Pars01

Polansky, Larry

Beginning Central Javanese Gender: lessons with Sukamso.

Well-organized transcriptions of gender lessons with Sukamso. With damping excerises and a section on gender panerus.

N.Pol01
$20

Prabowo and Dewi

Rudrah [Dance]

Music and movements. Text in Indonesian. 102 pp.

N.Pra01

Rusini, Dewi, Nurwulan, Prabowo, Sunarno, and Tasman

Srimpi Dempel

Notes and diagrams for the dance Srimpi Dempel. 82 pp.

N.Rusi01

Soeroso

Rebaban Lagu Patetan [Rebab for Patetan]

Rebab notation for 18 pathetan. 21 pp.

N.Soe01

Sri Hastanto

Cengkok-Cengkok Dan Wiledan Genderan Gaya Surakarta [Surakarta gender patterns]

Gender cengkok, organized by balungan tones. 257 pp.

N.Hast01

Sri Hastjarjo, Gunawan

Gending-Gending Sekar Vol. I

Vocal notation for 100 pieces in ketawang sekar form.137 pp.

N.Has01

Gending Sekar Vol. II

Vocal notation for pieces in ketawang sekar form. 59 pp.

N.Has02

Macapat Vol. I

Vocal notation for Javanese poems in Dhandhanggula and Sinom macapat meters. 55 pp.

N.Has03

Macapat Vol. II

Vocal notation for Javanese poems in Kinanthi, Pangkur, Asmarandana and Mijil macapat meters. 87 pp.

N.Has04

Macapat Vol. III

Vocal notation for Durma, Pucung, Maskumambang, Megatruh, Dudukwuluh and Gambuh macapat meters. 95 pp.

N.Has05

Sekar Ageng Vol. I

Vocal notation for 223 poems. 153 pp.

N.Has06

Sekar Ageng Vol. II

Notation for additional poems. 178 pp.

N.Has07

Sekar Tengahan

Notation for poems in the Sekar Tengahan meters. 100 pp.

N.Has08

Sukamso

Garap Rebab, Kendhang, Gender, dan Vocal dalam Gendhing Bondhet

A thorough analysis and extensive transcriptionsof a Central Javanese piece in slendro and pelog. 245 pp.

M.Sukm01

Sukarta, Sukerta, Saba, and Dewantara

Gending-Gending Bali [Balinese Pieces]

Notation for 36 pieces in Balinese notation. 44 pp.

N.Suka01

Sukerta and Supanggah

Gong Kebyar

Repertoire and instrumentation. Text in Indonesian, pieces in cipher notation. 111 pp.

N.Suk04

Sukerta, Pande Made

Gending-Gending Semar Pegulingan Saih Pitu

The basic melodic outline and kendang part for fourteen pieces from the repertoire of this seven-tone gamelan. 77 pp.

N.Suk01

Gending-Gending Gong Gede

Cipher notation for 24 pieces. 81 pp.

N.Suk02

Gamelan Gong Gede di Desa Batur

Notation and drawings of instruments and cases. 105 pp.

N.Suk03

Supadmi, Nyi

Cengkok-cengkok Srambahan & Abon-abon

A "dictionary" of vocal cengkok arranged by text, pathet, seleh (goal tone) and syllable length. $10.

N.Sup01
$10

Ladrang: Sindhenan Ladrang Slendro & Pelog

Balungan and pesindhen part for 32 classic ladrang.

N.Sup02
$10

Palaran: Gaya Surakarta & Gaya Yogyakarta

59 palaran in Surakarta style, 21 in Yogyakarta style, and 49 in "Surakarta style pelog nyamat."

N.Sup03
$10

Three Sindhenan Books

All three books by Supadmi.

N.Sup04
$25

Supanggah, Sutarno, Sumanto, Suwarno, and Suratno

Sulukan Gaya Pedesaan

A study of village songs sung by the dhalang. 89 pp.

N.Supg02

Suparno, T. Slamet

Bawa Srambahan

103 poems sung before gamelan pieces . Book from Java.

N.Supa01
$15

Bawa Gawan Gending

60 poems sung before specific gamelan pieces in the Central Javanese repertoire. Original book, published in Java.

N.Supa02
$15

Sindenan Andegan Nyi Bei Mardusari

The andegan (interpolated phrases) of Nyai Bei Mardusari for 33 pieces. Introduction in Indonesian. 58 pp.

N.Supa04

Dokumentasi Wangsalan Susunan Nyi Bei Mardusari

Translations (Javanese-Indonesian), discussion, and wangsalan (poetic riddles) used by the great singer Mardusari. 44 pp.

N.Supa05

Suratman

Gending-gending Dolanan Anak-anak di Surakarta [Childrenâs Songs of Surakarta]

Introduction in Indonesian and notation for 75 songs with texts in Javanese. 85 pp.

N.Sura01

Suwarno, Bambang

Lakon Srikandi Meguru Manah

41 pp.

N.Suwa02

Tasman, Agus

Tari Bedaya Srimpi Anglir MendungN.

Choreography. 90 pp.

Tas01

Vetter, Roger

Class Kendang

Transcription of lessons with Soedarsono in Yogyakarta.

N.Vet01
$10

Wasitodiningrat, K.R.T.

The Vocal Notation of K.R.T. Wasitodiningrat, Vol. I: Slendro, Vol. II Pelog.

The vocal parts for nearly 300 pieces of the Central Javanese repertoire, in Pak Cokroâs beautiful script. Based on a collection by Lesli Dexter Isworo. Edited by Jody Diamond, with consultant I.M. Harjito.

N.Was02, 3, 4
One book
(02 slendro, 03 pelog), $35; both (04), $60.

Widyastutieningrum, Sri Rochana

Tari Gambyong Pareanom Mangkunagaran

Choreography for Gambyong at the Mangkunegaran. 137 pp.

N.Widy01