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CAMPUR SARI

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Campursari in Indonesian refers to a crossover of several contemporary Indonesian music genres, mainly Javanese Langgam Jawa and Dangdut. The word campursari was coined from the Javanese language, and literally means “mixture of essences”. Campursari music is popular and prevalent within the Javanese cultural sphere, especially Central Java, Yogyakarta and East Java; and also in some regions where Javanese immigrants were abundant, such as parts of Greater Jakarta, Lampung or even Suriname. It is related to the modification of several musical instruments like gamelan combined with western musical instruments such as guitar and keyboard. The combination thus ends up with the western instruments to be dominated by the traditional Javanese instruments according to the local taste of langgam Jawa and gending.

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Istilah campursari dalam dunia musik nasional Indonesia mengacu pada campuran (crossover) beberapa genre musik kontemporer Indonesia. Nama campursari diambil dari bahasa Jawa yang sebenarnya bersifat umum. Musik campursari di wilayah Jawa bagian tengah hingga timur khususnya terkait dengan modifikasi alat-alat musik gamelan sehingga dapat dikombinasi dengan instrumen musik barat, atau sebaliknya. Dalam kenyataannya, instrumen-instrumen ‘asing’ ini ‘tunduk’ pada pakem musik yang disukai masyarakat setempat: langgam Jawa dan gending.

Campursari pertama kali dipopulerkan oleh Manthous dengan memasukkan keyboard ke dalam orkestrasi gamelan pada sekitar akhir dekade 1980-an melalui kelompok gamelan “Maju Lancar”.

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