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Menak Koncar

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Menak Koncar
Film Forms International (Producer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1975
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3233
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3869 (former)
Dance -- Indonesia -- Java
Dance -- Indonesia
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Filmed at Sasono Mulyo, Surakarta, Java, in April 1975.
Content: Part of the series Traditional dances of Indonesia: Dances of Surakarta, Central Java (Tari-tarian tradisionil di Indonesia: Tari Jawa Gaya Surakarta, Jawa Tengah).
Creation/production credits: Produced by Film Forms International, San Francisco, and sponsored by Pertamina, Caltex Pacific Indonesia, and Bechtel Incorporated, Jakarta. Distributed by the University of California Extension Media Center.
Language: Titles in English and Indonesian; narration in Indonesian.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (14 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Solo dance for a female soloist, who portrays the male warrior Menak Koncar as he expresses his love for Dewi Sakarti. The movements imitate those of the golek, Javanese rod puppets.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936045536-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175088
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01de5310-7460-0134-1ebe-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Menak Koncar" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Menak Koncar" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Menak Koncar Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Menak Koncar