LIBRETTO: “THE VOICE OF DIPONEGORO”
Written by Dipondgoro and sung as libretto in the production
translated into English from Javanese by Kathryn Emerson, Jakarta.
Verses 1-2 in Sinom metre :
(from The History of Dipanegara in the land of Ngyogyakarta Adiningrat, Volume I)
A poem in sinom verse serves as our opening,
With the intent to preserve,