SUMATERA STYLE PATCH DOWNLOADS
Download custom patches for the Roland E-X50 & E-X30 Arranger Keyboard
Included in the Sumatera Styles Download
As requested by many Roland E-X50 and E-X30 users, we have produced popular styles from Sumatera, including Batak and Minang. These styles are suitable for use at events and ceremonies.
The Sumatera Styles included are as follows:
Gondang: Gondang is one of the traditional musical instruments of the Batak ethnic. Gordang is made of wood covered with cow or buffalo skin. used to accompany gondang music at traditional ceremonies and events, such as weddings, traditional dances, and welcoming government officials.
Karo: Karo music comes from the Karo/Batak area of North Sumatra. The musical instrument consists of a sarunei, kulcapi, gendang and two gongs. Karo melodies are minor in nature. Karo music is played for wedding ceremonies, death ceremonies, water cleansing ritual ceremonies, new house inauguration ceremonies, farmers’ after-harvest ceremonies, etc.
Joget Gamad: Gamad or Gamat is a type of Minangkabau traditional music that developed on the west coast of West Sumatra. Gamad music is a symbol of inter-ethnic unity because there are elements of the Gazal musical instrument from India, alat music Gambang from China. Gamat music is played by the community for big day celebrations and silahturami event.
Patam: Gendang Patam-Patam is a musical composition term that is played in happy tones for various traditional ceremonies and ritual ceremonies. Used as an accompaniment to the Penceng Dance in the Merdang Merdem Event as a form of gratitude to the Almighty for being given abundant harvests.
Pop Minang: The development of this music originated from various Minang regions. Influenced by western music culture from colonial era and became popular in 1970-1980 by immigrants. Minang pop music contains poetry about love for the motherland, ethnicity, the struggle to live abroad, homesickness, etc.
Talempong: Talempong is a typical Minangkabau musical instrument made of bronze metal that has been recorded since the 13th century. Talempong initially had a pentatonic tone and then developed into a diatonic tone. The Talempong musical instrument is often used as a complement in various Minangkabau traditional ceremonies.