Angklung Bungko

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Angklung art Bungko is typical of rural areas Cirebon Bungko in District Kapetakan. Waditra used are drums, tutukan, klenong and gongs.
Actually, this music is a music and dance of war (read: fights) inter-village in the early days of Islam. Bungko is a village located on the beach. Most people search eyed as fishermen. From the village's "angklung bungko" was born. Musical instruments used in this art is angklung.Bentuknya Sundanese angklung is similar to the present.
At first the rhythmic music using the media kentongan (kohkol) made of bamboo pieces. Bungko angklung consists of three pieces believed to have lived 600 years, has not pitched longer be used not only in every performance must exist, while other waditra tap consists of three pieces, a large gong, and a large drum.
Angklung bungko estimated birth before the 17th century after the death of Sunan Gunung Jati. Allegedly, this art is born collectively. Created on the basis outburst of excitement after they won the war (fighting) against the Prince yell (Ki Ageng Map). "Tawuran" as a result of differences of opinion on the principles of Islam are taught Sunan Gunung Jati. Therefore angklung dance movements bungko more a depiction of the battle when they break the attack Prince yell. All the male dancers using batik headbands, white shirt, dagger, batik cloth, and sodér. Dance is very smooth and quiet but gives the impression of static faces showed tension, being tabuhannya sometimes rumble. Everything gives the impression of people ready to depart to the battlefield.
There are four dances in angklung bungko, among others 1. Bannerman, described the attitude of remembrance. 2. Benteleye, described the attitude to act in the face of obstacles on the way. 3. Duck ngoyor, describing efforts in an effort to achieve goals. 4. Chicken base, describe agility in targeting voters.
Sheikh large splotch on the idea or Ki Gede Bungko, angklung bungko maintained and utilized to spread the religion of Islam. Ki Ageng Bungko (Ki Puyunan) as an egalitarian-minded fad and many services during his lifetime, now seems to be a symbol of greatness bungko community. Therefore, to commemorate his ancestor services, they are implementing it in a traditional ritual ceremony known as the visitors.
Location: Village Bungko, District Kapetakan
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