The Angklung is a musical instrument made of two bamboo tubes attached to a bamboo frame. The tubes are carved to have a resonant pitch when struck and are tuned to octaves. The base of the frame is held in one hand, whilst the other hand strucks the instrument. This causes a repeating note to sound. Each of three or more performers in an angkalung ensemble play just one note or more, but altogether complete melodies are produced. The Angklung is popular throughout Southeast Asia, but it originated in today's Indonesia and has been played by the Sundanese for many centuries.
This art is an alliance of Chinese traditional art, Guntaw, and Sundanese traditional art, Penca. In its developed, this art is known as Barongsai Art, consist of Pencak Silat and China Martial Art element and also combined with Barong Art. On that time (until the year of 1942), this art were popular in Sekeloa District, which is generally shown on the Selamatan Kariaan (Khitanan) ceremony.
Benjang Art is Ujungberung exclusive art. Come from Rudat Art have been developed as Genjring Art and Islamic Art that is known as Gedut. Gedut Art was developed again as Terbangan Art and it was consist of Hujungan, Seredan, and Gesekan Art.
Initially, Calung isn't a show performance as nowadays but a form of Waditra instrument that made from bamboo joint that is attached at left and right side. One end is bound to a pillar while another end is bound to the body of Calung beater.
This art consist of Kecapi Salendro, Rebab, Kendang, and Goong. All this instruments are needed for escort a Juru Kawih (singer); sometimes at the performance, it can be only by one instrument. Songs can be classic salendro songs such as Bayu-Bayu, Kulu-Kulu, Bem, Sanga, Banjaran, Gendu, or also songs from new records.
Cianjuran sundanese song is one of the traditional Sundanese songs in West Java, besides, Cigawiran, Ciawian, Nursery Rhymes, nadoman, or vilager songs. Kacapi musical intrument, Kacapi Indung (kacapi parahu), kacapi rincik, flute or rebab supports this art, and the songs are singing by the singer.
Art Degung is one art sunda karawitan which used instrument gamelan harmony degung (more general harmony pelog ). At first appearance, art degung, have songs ageung like Lambang, Pajajaran, beer layer, Bima mobos, Kodehel, Jipang prawa, Jipang karaton, Mayaselas, and others.
Music instrument kecapi siter, Suling, Kendang, and Goong. Some times need to used Waditra Rebab. Altough this art more potencial even must have been escorted only with one instrument just kecapi siter.
Kecapian reach the top on Koko Koswara period or more than popular as Imut Melati Reumis Beureum Dina Eurih, Kembang Tanjung Panineungan, Dilangit Bandung Bulan keur Mayung, Angkrek Japati, Kembang Impian and others.
Kasidah is the art of breathing sound that Islam, in which many of his songs contain elements of propaganda Islamiyah and good advices according to the teachings of Islam. Usually the songs were sung with joyful rhythm that is almost like the Middle Eastern rhythms with accompaniment of tambourines, which is a kind of traditional instrument made of wood, made the form of a perforated circle in the middle and then in a hollowed out stick it in the skins of animals which has been cleaned up its feathers.
Pencak Silat or Silat is a traditional martial art that originated from the archipelago. This martial art is widely known in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore, the southern Philippines and southern Thailand in accordance with the spread of ethnic Malay Archipelago.
This art is more attend to performance of percussion instrument that is Dogdog with entertain. The players consist of four to six people, or balanced with the need. In society, commonly perform at circumcision celebration, wedding, and neighborhood or institute celebration party
Saung Angklung Udjo
Saung Angklung Udjo (SAU) is a workshop where the culture, which is the venue, the center of bamboo handicrafts and musical instruments of bamboo workshop. In addition, the SAU has a purpose as educational laboratories and centers of learning to preserve Sundanese culture and especially angklung.
Founded in 1966 by Udjo Ngalagena and his wife Uum Sumiati, with a view to preserve and maintain traditional Sundanese arts and culture. Located at Jln. Padasuka 118, East Bandung West Java Indonesia.
Wayang Golek Art is wood dolls performed with engraved Sundanese characteristic. This show is doing in night beginning from 10.00 pm to 04.00 am in the morning. It tells about Ramayana by Valmiki or Mahabrata by Vyasa. Wayang Golek often show in circumcision or wedding celebration. In its growth, the show of Wayang Golek also often performs in institute or birthday institute celebration even.
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