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Lagoe-lagoe V lyric pieces from the Sunda Archipelago Op. 34

By Paul Seelig

Chamber music|Vocal music
Piano|Voice and piano (pf/voice pf)
published score catalogue application number MNmfIII/0947


Javanese songs (for piano, nr. 3 for piano or voice and piano))

1. Gålågandjur
2. Gandrung
3. Tembang (Sekar tjitrå kusumå)
4. Djalak idjo
5. Haståkå kuswålå
6. Djagoan
7. Sunggèng

Originally published by Matatani Bandung

About Paul Seelig

(? - 06/12/1945)
Paul Seelig

Paul Seelig lived most of his life on the island of Java, but he made trips to Europe, America, Australia, Japan and Siam. He had a music business in Bandung. In his music he combined Eastern and Western elements. He developed into a renowned composer and was programmed at the Wiener Festwochen and many other venues. During the war he remained on Java, at that time Dutch territory, while his other family members lived in the Netherlands. In 1943, he was interned in a camp where he died on June 12, 1945. Many of his manuscripts and compositions were lost.

by Henk Mak van Dijk