* By signing in through these portals you accept the terms and conditions.

Bahasa Indonesia


This video was originally published by The Lontar Foundation. In Kathryn Emerson's book Innovation, Style and Spectacle in Wayang: Purbo Asmoro and the Evolution of an Indonesian Performing Art (Singapore: NUS Press, 2022) there are references to these performances with timecodes that correspond to the recordings on this website.

Rama's Crown (Makutharama)

Dalang: Ki Pubro Asmoro
Translated by: Kathryn Emerson

Recording information

Recording date: October 27, 2007
Recording location: Courtyard of the District Office (halaman Kantor Kabupten), Pacitan, East Java, Indonesia
Head of team and cameraman: Kartiko Nugroho
Cameraman: Danang Susilo
Video editor: Nanang Hape

Artists and wayang puppet set

Gamelan Accompaniment: Mayangkara
Kendhang: Hadi Soecipto
Gendèr: Saminto
Rebab: Suraji
Bonang: Subandi
Pesindhèn: Sukesi Rahayu, Harjutri, Rusiati, Suyatmi, Ninuk Sudi Rahayu
Wayang Set Used: Kyai Bantala, owned by Ki Purbo Asmoro
Guest stars for Banyumas selections only: Wainten (pesindhèn); Darno (kendhang)

Rama's Crown (Makutharama)

Classical Style

Contemporary-interpretive Style

Condensed Style