MERANGKAI WARNA: EKSPLORASI LARAS “PELOG” DALAM PERMAINAN ‘OUD ARABIS BERBASIS GARAPAN “WORLD MUSIC”

Irwansyah Harahap

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This writing generally discusses the term “world music” and various musical creative approaches that have been done. This writing also descriptively reviews the composition of “Merangkai Warna” in the context of melodist’s idea, instrument, concept building, and musical practice in musical composition. The musical composition “Merangkai Warna” is a musical composition inspired from the conception of world music. This composition is a form of musical exploration, namely through a set of musical instrument ‘oud Arabis, it tried to fuse and synthesize musical idioms and aesthetics via the composition of pentatonic playing style found in the area of musical era in Asia. In this composition, there is a concept of a new rhythm play called as “hetero-poly-metric rhythmic structure,” in which the basis of rhythmical play is built on metrical 7 contra 3 pattern applied in the percussion play of kendangan Sunda and ’oud.

 

Keywords: World music, pelog, pentatonic, hetero-poly-metric rhythmic structure

 

 

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Tulisan ini membicarakan secara umum tentang istilah “world music” dan berbagai pendekatan kreatif musikal yang telah dikerjakan. Tulisan ini juga mengulas secara deskriptif karya komposisi “Merangkai Warna” dalam konteks gagasan kompositoris, instrumetarium, bangunan konsep, dan praktik musikal dalam karya musik. Komposisi musik “Merangkai Warna” merupakan sebuah garapan musik berangkat dari konsepsi musik dunia (world music).  Karya ini merupakan sebuah bentuk eksplorasi musikal dimana melalui perangkat alat musik ‘oud Arabis mencoba untuk memfusikan dan mensintesiskan idiom dan estetika musik lewat garapan gaya permainan modus pentatonik yang terdapat di wilayah peradaban musik di Asia. Dalam karya komposisi ini tertuang satu konsep permainan ritme baru, yang disebut dengan “hetero-poly-metric rhythmic structure,” dimana dasar permainan ritmikal dibangun dari pola metrikal 7 kontra 3 yang dituangkan dalam permainan perkusi kendangan Sunda  dan ’oud.

 

Kata Kunci: World music, pelog, pentatonic, hetero-poly-metric rhythmic structure


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World music, pelog, pentatonic, hetero-poly-metric rhythmic structure World music, pelog, pentatonic, hetero-poly-metric rhythmic structure

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