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Cahaya Purnama

The idea of this piece came after my devotion to the moon. I always feel that the moon gives us a sense of intimacy, thus it brings hope to those who need it. This piece won the 2nd prize in secular music category in choral composition competition on Satya Dharma Gita National Choir Festival 2017....

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A Day Full of Love

Today, on the 14th of February, a lot of people around the world celebrate Valentine’s day. For me, it used to be a day when people send cards, flowers, chocolates, or maybe gifts. But now I am a grown-up, I learned that even though love should not only shown on a particular day, but it...

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Kajian Musik 2

Terdapat beberapa elemen dasar pada sebuah partitur. Garis paranada atau staf, terdiri dari 5 garis dan 4 ruang. Staf merupakan tempat not diletakkan. Pada instrumen-instrumen khusus seperti perkusi tidak bernada (unpitched percussion), jumlah garis dapat berbeda, misalnya pada Djembe hanya terdapat 3 garis saja. Untuk mengidentifikasi tinggi rendahnya nada secara spesifik, dibutuhkan clef. Clef tertua disebut...

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Kajian Musik 1

mu·sik n 1 ilmu atau seni menyusun nada atau suara dalam urutan, kombinasi, dan hubungan temporal untuk menghasilkan komposisi (suara) yang mempunyai kesatuan dan kesinam-bungan; 2 nada atau suara yang disusun demikian rupa sehingga mengandung irama, lagu, dan keharmonisan (terutama yang menggunakan alat-alat yang dapat menghasilkan bunyi-bunyi itu) Kata “musik” berasal dari bahasa Yunani mousike, yang memiliki arti...

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Aku Ada

Aku Ada, a song by Dewi Lestari featuring Arina. A good friend of mine, Fany, requested me to arrange this song for her as a remembrance to her beloved soulmate, Rian (1992-2017). We worked together to make this arrangement, and finally Quaver Vocal Ensemble has the chance to record this arrangement. Thank you to Cosmas...

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It’s (Almost) Christmas!

It’s almost Christmas! Early in October, Quaver was approached to join an online vocal group competition held by Mal Ciputra Jakarta. We decided to give a try, and Edo asked me to arrange a Christmas medley for this event, so I excitedly did. I made a simple a cappella arrangement, starting with a slow but...

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Prayer of St. Francis

On December 2nd, 2018, Feixiang Choir held a charity concert, titled “A Thankful Gift”. It was our plan since forever to have a concert to help others, and this year, we finally made it. The theme of this concert, A Thankful Gift, was initiated from the Prayer of St. Francis, also known as Peace Prayer,...

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Daemon Irrepit Callidus

I wrote this piece in 2015 during the Ramadhan month. I remember that I was riding my motorbike while suddenly the idea popped out on my mind. Started with the rhythmic effect created by the basses, and then adding tenors in syncopation, afterwards the sopranos and altos creates a legato melody line in minor scale....

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O Ina Ni Keke

O Ina Ni Keke is a North Sulawesi traditional song written by R. C. Hardjosubroto. This song’s literal meaning was about a mother (“Ina” means mother) who went to Manado city to buy some cakes, but her daughter (“Keke” means daughter) asked for the cakes when it has already finished. Many interprets this song as...

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