Aspek Dualistik Kecapi Tradisional Berdawai Dua pada Suku Batak di Sumatera Utara

Indrawan, Andre (1996) Aspek Dualistik Kecapi Tradisional Berdawai Dua pada Suku Batak di Sumatera Utara. Seni: Jurnal Pengetahuan dan Penciptaan Seni, 1 (2). pp. 107-115.

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Abstract

This article was written based on the study of traditional Batak's kecapi instruments and their music, as part of Batak culture. The physical appearance of the Kecapi instruments which belong to the Batak ethnic in Northern Sumatera island was particularly a small-sized short-necked two-stringed lute and was found within the four Batak sub-ethnic groups: the Toba, the Simalungun, the Karo, and the Pakpak. The study was divided into two parts: (1) concerning the instrument, and (2) its music. The result achieved from the collected data analysis shown that the dualistic aspect of the Batak kecapi instruments expressed their respective ethnological backgrounds, such as differences and similarities among them in terms of their musical forms, scales, and repertory themes. Basically the instruments have two strings made of nylon or metal, a big soundhole at the rear, and decorated within human motif carvings in some parts of its body, which look like a boat shape. The differences can be seen in their soundhole and front feature shape as well as the carving motifs. Most of the Toba kecapi music was adapted from sacred Gondang music, whereas in the SImalungun, the Karo and the Pakpak, the theme expresses mostly about their environment and social life.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kecapi Batak, dualistic, two-stinged lute, gondang
Subjects: Musik > Komposisi Musik
Musik > Penyajian musik (musik pertunjukan dan pop-jazz)
Musik > Pengkajian seni musik (musikologi dan pendidikan musik)
Seni Musik
Divisions: Fakultas Seni Pertunjukan > Jurusan Musik
Depositing User: agus tiawan AT
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2019 02:26
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2019 02:26
URI: http://digilib.isi.ac.id/id/eprint/5342

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