Interview with Bendoro Pangeran Haryo Suryobrongto
NamesSuryobrongto, B. P. H (Interviewee)Toth, Danielle (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976-03-22
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTO 7-577
TopicsSuryobrongto, B. P. HAmeng Bekso (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)Court dancing -- IndonesiaDance schools -- Indonesia -- YogyakartaDance -- IndonesiaWayang wong (Dance drama)Court dancingDanceDance schoolsIndonesiaIndonesia -- Yogyakarta
NotesLanguage: In English and Indonesian.Content: Title supplied by cataloger.Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.Venue: Recorded by Danielle Toth March 22, 1976 Yogyakarta (Indonesia)Content: Streaming audio file 1 (approximately 52 minutes). Danielle Toth introduces Prince Suryobrongto [Bendoro Pangeran Haryo Suryobrongto; director of the Palace Dance School, Ameng Bekso, in Yogyakarta] and the format of the interview, namely that she will ask questions in English, and he will reply in Indonesian. In response to Danielle Toth's questions, Bendoro Pangeran Haryo Suryobrongto discusses his early dance training, contrasting it with that now given to pupils at Ameng Bekso; the history of the Ameng Bekso dance troupe; spiritual training for the dance; how everyone in the family of the Sultan [of the Yogyakarta Sultanate] received dance training; what was permitted and what was not; other arts that the family of the Sultan learned; what palace performances were like; wayang wong performances; differences in the Yogyanese and Solo style of dancing; and principal dances performed in Central Java [ends abruptly but continues on streaming file 2].Content: Streaming audio file 2 (approximately 15 minutes). Prince Suryobrongto Bendoro Pangeran Haryo Suryobrongto continues to speak with Danielle Toth about the principal dances performed in Central Java.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 1 hr., 7 min.) : full-track, 3.75 ips; 7 in.The sound quality is fair. Volume is low, and the recording is marred by extraneous noise. However, the speakers' voices are easily intelligible.
DescriptionInterview with Bendoro Pangeran Haryo Suryobrongto conducted by Danielle Toth, in English and Indonesian, on March 22, 1976 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 83693469NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118384Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 43346d80-cb54-0136-3036-5de4981490b1
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