bubuy bulan (ssaattbb)


  • Catalog ID: S-334
  • First Line: roast the moon in ember, dry fry the star
  • Composer: Benny Corda / Arr. Indra Listiyanto
  • Voicing: ssaattbb
  • Solo: none
  • Accompaniment: kendang, optional kecapi, suling
  • Language: Sundanese
  • Country: Indonesia
  • Series: MOSAIC: The Pearl Shangkuan Choral Series
  • Other: new for 2010
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen


For many years, Bubuy Bulan has been considered as one of the most popular Sundanese folksongs.  The song is usually sung during a friendly gathering, but it is also sung during many other occasions.  As other Sundanese folksongs, the song is usually sung accompanied with several traditional instruments, most often the Kecapi, the Suling, and the Kendang.

for a recording of this piece, follow this link: http://vimeo.com/149930

This piece is part of Mosaic, the Pearl Shangkuan Choral Series.