Totobuang Music Enculturation in Ambon City Community Arts
Ketrina Tiwery1, Tjetjep Rohendi Rohidi2, Totok Sumaryanto3, Wadiyo4
1Ketrina Tiwery, Doctoral Degree Program in Arts Education at Universitas Negeri Semarang.
2Tjetjep Rohendi Rohidi, Doctoral Degree Program in Arts Education at Universitas Negeri Semarang.
3Totok Sumaryanto, Doctoral Degree Program in Arts Education at Universitas Negeri Semarang.
4Wadiyo, Doctoral Degree Program in Arts Education at Universitas Negeri Semarang.
Manuscript received on February 02, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on February 10, 2020. | Manuscript published on March 30, 2020. | PP: 642-645 | Volume-8 Issue-6, March 2020. | Retrieval Number: F7222038620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F7222.038620
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Abstract: Totobuang music is traditional Ambonese music that is usually used in a variety of events both religious rituals and customs, with a diatonic major scale without a semi-tone / half tone. Totobuang itself consists of small gongs with a total of 12-16 pieces that sound melodies, and combined with drums that sound the rhythm. Totobuang music until now is traditional music that is still maintained and exists in modern society with the development of modern music that is growing rapidly. These developments make totobuang music can compete with other modern music. Thus this study aims to analyze and understand the totobuang music enculturation in Ambon City art activities, using qualitative methods with observation data collection techniques, namely directly observing the totobuang music enculturation process, structured and unstructured interviews to get information about totobuang music enculturation. and study documents to support the results of observations and interviews, as well as triangulation techniques to analyze data about how the totobuang music enculturation process in the Ambon City community’s wedding activities. The results showed that totobuang music enculturation in the Ambon City community art activities took place through a process of inheritance in a family that continues today. The durability and sustainability of totobuang music in the Ambon City community’s art activities has reached six centuries, because there is a cultural awareness from the community to carry out the culture process in their respective families. Art activities that occur in society make totobuang music as traditional music has a place in modern society.
Keywords: Enculturation, Totobuang Music.
Scope of the Article: Music Modelling and Analysis.