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Rebab Pariaman

Rebab Pariaman originates from among the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra and has been performed for over one hundred years. The stories told in Rebab Pariaman include topics like good fortune and living a purposeful life. It functions as entertainment as well as to preserve the values and norms of the community. It is very popular among the people of West Sumatra because the stories reflect present day conditions. This vocal performance is usually accompanied by music from rebab instruments.

Created: 1996

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