|Saung Angklung Udjo|
Jl. Padasuka 118 Bandung, Bandung, Jawa 40192 , Indonesia
Traveled to Bandung is not only about natural attractions, shopping, or culinary. Its time for you to add a sense of love for the cultural pride of Indonesia and the world at Saung Angklung Udjo . A tourist location that is really worthy, where traditional dances and beautiful sound of angklung mingle in a good atmosphere.
Saung Angklung Udjo is located in Jalan Padasuka 118 Bandung is an art gallery, educational laboratories, as well as cultural tourism Sundanese of West Java. Saung Angklung Udjo can be likened as a cultural oasis in the middle of dense settlements on 1.2 hectares land. 42 countries have introduced this angklung game, even in South Korea, angklung has been introduced since in elementary school.
In Saung Angklung Udjo, angklung art is packed really interesting by Udjo Ngalagena (alm) who is familiar with Mang Udjo and his wife, Uum Sumiati. Mang Udjo’s known as an angklung maker since 1966. Udjo Ngalagena with his wife were learning to Daeng Soetigna establish Saung Angklung Udjo, Sundanese Art & Bamboo Craft Center in 1967 early. Saung Angklung Mang Udjo strive to embody Mang Udjo’s wishes and hopes for their work on introducing Angklung until Angklung is still called as a legend.
Angklung is a traditional musical instrument made of bamboo and the development of Calung (instrument) which played by hit, while angklung is a shaken bamboo tubes, producing only one note for each instrument. At first angklung only pitched pentatonic ( da mi na ti la ) . It takes dozens of people to play angkung harmony. Now with certain techniques, it can be played by several people. 1938 Daeng Soetigna modify the sounds into diatonic angklung ( do re me fa so la ti ). Since that time began to be known internationally angklung to ever appear in the event of the Asian – African Conference , Bandung 1955. Angklung is now more often presented in the form of orchestra and the more nurtured at school .
Saung Angklung Udjo a piece of the story of how the wealth of local culture can still survive and barakulturasi with pressure of globalization . This is where you can feel the freshness of nature , birds singing and the happiness of the children in the staging of Sundanese culture