Three Javanese Songs

Song Cycle by Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884 - 1920)

Word count: 82

1. Hampelas [sung text checked 1 time]

Hampelas raraga djati
palataran babalean.
Iklas raga reund jeungpati,
lantaran tika hadean.

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  • ENG English [singable] (Jonathan Elkus) , "Lush vines"

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

2. Kinanti [sung text checked 1 time]

Saha itoe noengngal 
lantoeng dedek 
nalangkoeng raspati 
So djana reh nga lala na,
di iring keo boe dakle tik.
Kole jang angkat ka passar 
Noe kas soran njala ling.

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Jonathan Elkus)

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3. Djakoan [sung text checked 1 time]

Djagoan djagoan djagone djagone
Kati han geletchi sandanjugan' 
jong jong jte 
sa doe satii pe ochhijan salahhe
haneng ngam bariam gun, toeng
dongit dongit dongit dongit
belver baloer sibaloer
sibaloer towan kap atian glitoep
dongdit dongdit tjrek,
dong dit naryhi tjrek.

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Jonathan Elkus)

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]