Marimba Solis Performance with Repertoar the Variation on Theme (from the Malay’s “Pucuk Pisang”)
Ferry Herdianto 

1Ferry Herdianto*, Dean, Faculty of Performing Arts – Indonesian Institute of the Arts (ISI) Padang Panjang – Indonesia.
Manuscript received on February 08, 2021. | Revised Manuscript received on March 30, 2021. | Manuscript published on March 30, 2021. | PP: 76-81 | Volume-5 Issue-7, March 2021. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijmh.F1235025621 | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.F1235.035721
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Abstract: Performing the art of music in the era of the industrial revolution 4.0 experienced many changes, these changes had a big impact on industry players in terms of music marketing and consumers to enjoy music. In the era of revolution 4.0, every individual is currently required to race against each other in filling life both in education and skills. To respond to the challenges in this 4.0 era, the writer has a desire to change himself, both in ways of thinking and in skills so that the author can be useful both for self-improvement and beneficial to many audiences. On this occasion, the presenter performed a modern repertoire using marimba instruments that had different levels of difficulty. It is a challenge for the presenter to master the techniques with the difficulties inherent in each repertoire. Marimba is a type of melodic percussion instrument that is rarely known by the public. In this marimba show, the presenter presents a musical repertoire, i.e The Variation On Theme (From the Malay’s “Pucuk Pisang”) the show is presented in the form of a solo marimba and accompaniment. Repertoire The Variation On Theme (From the Malay’s “Pucuk Pisang”) has a difficulty level. Here the presenter is required to master and practice all the difficulties contained in the repertoire, especially basic techniques.
Keywords: Pucuk pisang, marimba solis, music performance.