Sunday, April 1, 2012

Sundanese angklung music tradition

Let us Know More In Traditional Angklung Musical and continues to preserve the traditional musical instrument. Angklung one of the traditional musical instruments which are well known in some countries, angklung is a musical instrument multitonal or often called double-pitched and is a traditional musical in West Java. Sundanese musical instrument is sounded by shaking the angklung shaken because there will be vibration in a collision that produces bamboo pipe body vibration tone.
Species of bamboo which is used as a musical instrument is angklung bamboo bamboo black and white. Each tone is generated from the sound of tube-shaped bamboo bamboo slats of each segment of small to large sizes.

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The origin of Angklung
In a clump of art that uses bamboo musical instrument known type of art called angklung. The type of bamboo used as the instrument is awi wulung (black bamboo) and awi friend (white bamboo). Working prototype for angklung instruments; each note (the barrel) resulting from the sound of bamboo-shaped tube wilahan (bars) of each segment of bamboo from small to large sizes.
Angklung is a musical instrument from West Java. Angklung gubrag in Jasinga, Bogor, is one that is still alive since more than 400 years ago. Appearance of the rite begins with rice. Angklung is created and played for Dewi Sri lure down to Earth so that the people of rice plants to flourish.
Known by the Sundanese since the Sunda kingdom, of which as penggugah spirit in battle. Angklung as a function of pumping the spirit of the people still continued to feel until the colonial period, that is why the Dutch government could ban the use of angklung, the ban could make angklung popularity declined and only played by children at that time.
The origin of the creation of the music of bamboo, such as the angklung is based on the view that the agrarian life of the Sunda with the lifeblood of rice (pare) as a staple food. This gave rise to the myth of confidence in Sri Nyai Pohaci as a symbol of life-giving Goddess of Rice (breathe-hurip).

Sundanese people formerly in contemplation of agricultural processing (tatanen) especially in the fields and field for dry rice cultivation has given rise to the creation of poetry and song as a tribute and offerings to Sri Pohaci Nyai, as well as efforts nyinglar (starting reinforcements) that they did not invite suitable planting disaster, both pests and disasters other nature. Buhun song lyric in honor of Nyi Sri Pohaci the example:
The next song offerings to Dewi Sri is accompanied by the sound of percussion accompaniment made of bamboo poles are simple packaged structure which then was born the bamboo musical instrument we know today called angklung. Subsequent developments in the game Angklung accompanied by elements of tradition and ibing movement (dance) a rhythmical (air-wirahma) with the patterns and rules = rules in accordance with the needs of the memorial parade at the rice paddy to the barn (ngampih pare, nginebkeun), also mitembeyan at times, began to plant rice in some places in West Java called ngaseuk.
Similarly, at the time of harvest festival and is dedicated game angklung seren epidemic. Especially in the presentation ceremony Angklung related to rice, this art became a nature show or helaran procession, even in some places into the convoy and Dongdang Rengkong and Jampana (stretcher food) and so on.
During its development, angklung evolved and spread throughout Java, and Borneo and Sumatra. In 1908 recorded a cultural mission from Indonesia to Thailand, among others, characterized the submission angklung, bamboo music and games also had spread there.
In fact, since 1966, Udjo Ngalagena angklung figures who developed the technique based on the barrel-barrel game pelog, salendro, and madenda-start teaching how to play angklung to many people from various communities.
Angklung has been used since ancient kingdom which serves as penggugah spirit of war. angklung which serves as the pump continues to feel the spirit of the people still came to the colonial period, that is why the Dutch government could ban the use of angklung. with beriringnya angklung time developing into various areas of Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan.

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