|Create Angklung Banjar, Bandung Have Names|
BANJAR, (PRLM) .- It was not until ten minutes, Oyon Hadiana which sits on top of the former tattered upholstery, finished stringing angklung for souvenirs. In front of him, Dede Suhendi deftly grinding bamboo, occasionally in the dry bamboo hole blown several times. Waste results bamboo sharpener allowed to accumulate in front of him.
Occasional Dede breathed into the hole bamboo, sounded the clarion. The voice that came out of the hole it turns tone bamboo La, on scales. Sensitive ears are not satisfied with the tone issued are still too high, compared with the bamboo is used as a master tone.
After a few charts bamboo side shaved, he was satisfied with the tones produced. Bamboo Bamboo is then collected with other similar wheezes.
Meanwhile Oyon, (50) is no less skilled stringing several bamboo slats including installing bamboo own tone. No more sound testing. Two bamboo mounted side by side, on a bamboo frame that has been prepared.
On the sidelines of stringing angklung, Oyon, today craftsmen rely more on the making angklung for souvenirs. On the other hand, power or number of angklung craftsman instead of diminishing.
"Artificial Angklung Banjar sold in Lembang, Rajapolah and some other tourist areas other, more promoted the work of Bandung. Angklung Banjar not appear in the arena as angklung," said Oyon, which is a third-generation craftsman angklung in Banjar . (nurhandoko Wiyoso / A-88)
Source : http://www.pikiran-rakyat.com/node/315442
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