Social Criticism in Karawitan Gadhon Lyrics Gatra Mutiara Jawa by Dedek Wahyudi (Stylistics Study)

Ariviani, Edysa and Sumarlam, Sumarlam and Wibowo, Prasetyo Adi Wisnu (2020) Social Criticism in Karawitan Gadhon Lyrics Gatra Mutiara Jawa by Dedek Wahyudi (Stylistics Study). In: BASA 2019, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia.

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Abstract

The term "karawitan" refers to gamelan art that is widely used by Javanese people. Karawitan is one form of art combined with Sekar and Gendhing. Karawitan does not only feature one of the two, but both of these karawitan are performed together in order to produce beautiful musical instruments, one of them is Gadhon Gatra Mutiara Gatra, which emphasizes the beautiful aspects of instruments and vocals. Moreover the lyrics in it are used to convey messages to the audience. This is evidenced by the beauty of the use of lyrics that are used to convey moral messages and social criticism, especially for Javanese people with a background who like smooth and polite words in giving a message or criticism. This research uses a descriptive qualitative approach. Primary data sources are in the form of lyrics from Karawitan Gadhon Gatra Mutiara Jawa and interviewees. Secondary data sources refer to several studies and supporting books relating to the Javanese lexicon. Thus, in studying and interpreting the use of the language used in the lyrics of Karawitan Gadhon Gatra Mutiara Jawa this study uses stylistic theory. The results showed that the use of language in the lyrics of Karawitan Gadhon Gatra Mutiara Jawa is appropriate to be a means of expressing social criticism for Javanese people.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: stylistics lirik karawitan gadhon gatra mutiara jawa karawitan
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2021 08:20
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 08:20
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/1869

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