HERNAULI SIPAYUNG DAN JM. SARAGIH
DEPARTEMENT OF EDUCATION AND CULTURE
RKE - 781.6 (780-789)
THE TOBANESE TRADITIONAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Ensamble of The Tobanese traditional musics are divided into two parts, namely Gondang Sabangunan and Gondang Hasapi. The musical instrument which is combined into Gondang Sabangunan are : 1. Taganing 5 sets, 2. Gondang 1 set, 3. Ogung 4 sets, 4. Odap 1 set, 5. Hesek 1 set, 6. Sarune 1 set. Gondang Hasapi consists of instruments : Hasapi, sulim, garuntung, ogung and hesek. Gondang sabangunan has an important role in the life the Tobanese society. This gondang is played in the traditional ceremonies, ritual or enjoyment party. While the Gondang Hasapi is not often played in this present, however there is also be played individually for filling a leisure time. The Tobanese Musical instruments can be clasifed into four parts on the characteristic of sound vibrition which is produced, namely : Ole-ole, sulim, sordam, tutila, talatoat (salohat), sarune buluh and sarune. The Chardophone consists of : Hasapi, sidideng (arbab), penggepeng, saga-saga. The Idiophone consists of : Garuntung, ogung and hesek. The memranophone consists of : taganing, gordang and odap.