12-10-2011 Ciamis Regencies 83106 viewed


Gondang, or in Ciamis called Gondang Buhun, is the art tetabuhan (tutunggulan), accompanied by singing. Tool is a lisung (mortar, container for pounding rice) and halu (pestle), rice pounder is made from a piece of wood. The sound produced from the collision mortar pestle, which can be done to various parts of the dimple, either to the inside or the outside. The entire female players, numbering about five people. Art is spread in some rural areas in South Ciamis. One of them is in Kampung Cikukang, Ciulu Village, District Banjarsari, Ciamis District. They are now still can ngagondang among Enah, Karlah, Anah, and Niti. Art is associated with several rituals, including rites Nyi Pohaci Sanghyang Sri (sri Mapag), rites for rain, and as an invitation to feast.
Gondang played within the framework of a ceremony or ngampihkeun Mapag sri (store grain to the barn) is usually done after the harvest. Held in place around leuit (granary). The ceremony was started by a Punduh (elder ceremony) women, who pray while burning incense, praying to God the Almighty and pronounce her gratitude for the harvest obtained. Rice was paraded, put in a barn while accompanied tutunggulan. After that, the songs were sung with great gondang fun.
In the long dry season, and the rain never falls, the people doing the ceremony for rain called ucing motorcade procession. In this ceremony, a cat and rooster paraded around the village. Implementation during the night, and the sign begins with tutunggulan galuntang. After that, the group gondang paraded around the village prepares for the second animal. Dimples carried rollicking, while the musical instruments played Ronggeng Mount bersahut-replication. Having arrived at a place, a cat and a rooster a bath, then removed. Gondang was played.
As with the gondang who played for the sake of festivity. Lesungnya voice that sounded far away, serves as a notification or as a sign of someone who would hold a feast. Tutunggulan voice and songs are an invitation to the public to come to those who have a feast. Tutunggulan usually done long before the festivity was carried out man. Usually for three days up to a week. However, these rites are now beginning to disappear and gondang rarely played again.
The pattern of the game is divided into two parts, namely tutunggulan and singing. In Gondang Buhun tutunggulan there are four types of the most dominant, each type has a distinctive rhythm. Fourth tutunggulan it is:
a. Galuntang, played by 4 or more people, which serves as the opening and closing performances.
b. Pingping Hideung, played by 4 people
c. Ciganjengan, played by 5 people
d. Fickle, played by 7 people

Each player has a motive gondang rhythm and the collision itself. Motive collision or different wasps were then combined to form a rhythm composition. Motif wasp include: down-upload or midua, gejog, onjon, titir, kutek, collapsed, tilingting, and dongdo. 

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