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Dabus: report of field trip to the east coast of Aceh, 1982

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posted on 20.06.2017, 04:08 by Kartomi, Margaret J.
Notes describe the activity that usually occurs during a performance of the dance genre called Dabus. The evolution of this genre and the accompaniment, which consists of rapa'i frame drum playing, is also described. Details include the types of rapa'i and the rhythms they execute. [From dictation on tape.] Copyright 1982. Margaret J. Kartomi



Margaret J. Kartomi

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Aceh (Indonesia)

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Sound Recording