Lokaswara Online Festival celebrates Indonesia’s indigenous music – Wed, June 10 2020
The stage was filled with different traditional musical instruments from various parts of Indonesia, each of which had a different set of scales that produced sounds and a particular vibe unique to their origin.
It was once thought impossible for those contrasting tones to create harmony, but the Indonesian National Orchestra (INO) proved otherwise.
Prominent music composer and ethnomusicologist Franki Raden went against all odds in 2010 and formed the orchestra, which consisted of over 45 traditional music maestros from all over the country and choir members.
Leading the way: Music composer and ethnomusicologist Franki Raden is the founder of the Indonesian National Orchestra (INO), which consists of 45 traditional music maestros from all over the country. (Franki Raden/-)
The one-of-a-kind orchestra made its memorable debut at the Tourism Ministry’s Balairung Sapta Pe…
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