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Thursday, September 2, 2010

wayang kulit and sinden, the puppet show

Wayang kulit is performance art that has been aged for more than half a millennium. Showing it has its own story, is associated with the advent of Islam in Java. sunan kalijogo, One of the members of the Wali Songo created by adopting Puppet Lyrics Click that developed in the heyday of the Hindu-Buddhist. Adoption was done because the puppet already attached to the Javanese to become an excellent medium for spreading the propaganda of Islam, while Islam forbids visual art forms. As a result, created shadow puppets where one can only see shadows.

Leather puppet played by a man who would be called the greatest public entertainer in the world. How not, during the night, the mastermind behind the whole character actor plays a leather puppet which represents the puppets made from buffalo skin decorated with motifs results 'tatah 'decoration craft (leather carving). He had to change the sound character, changing intonation, issued a joke and even sing. To liven up, masterminds aided by musicians who play gamelan and sinden who sang songs of Java.

The characters in total amounted to hundreds of puppets. Those puppets being played not placed within the existing banana bar near the mastermind. When played, the puppets will be shown as a shadow on the white screen in front of the puppeteer. The shadow is created because each puppet show using oil lamps as lighting that helps puppets being played.

Each puppet brings the story or play is different. Variety of play is divided into four categories: grip play, play carangan, spin and play the play yard. Pakem play has a story that originated entirely in the library while in the puppet plays carangan only outlines are derived from the library puppets. The play does not stem from the spin-wayang story but wearing the appropriate places in the library puppet, while the play is entirely off the bouquet

Puppet stories based on some old books such as Ramayana, Mahabharata, Pustaka Raja Purwa and Purwakanda. Today, there are also books containing composition and the composition of the play for hundreds of years has been appreciated by the public Abhimanyu kerem, Doraweca, Suryatmaja Maling and so forth. Among all the old books used, the Book Purwakanda are most frequently used by the puppeteers of the Kraton Yogyakarta. Leather puppet begins when the puppeteer has issued a mound. An all-night puppet Yogyakarta style divided into three rounds with a 7 row (scene) and seven scenes of war. First round, called pathet Lasem, has three row and two scenes that accompanied the war-gending gending pathet Lasem. Pathet Sanga who became the second half has a second row and the second battle scene, while the Pathet Manura the third round and the third row has two scenes of war. One of the most awaited part of many people at each puppet is because of the joke-joke presents typical Java.

Sasono Hinggil located in northern South plaza is the place most often held all-night puppet show performances, usually held every second and fourth weeks starting at 21:00 pm. Another place is the Hall of Sri Maganti located in Yogyakarta Palace. Wayang Kulit in the ward was staged for two hours starting at 10:00 am every Saturday with tickets Rp. 5000.00

Night in Yogyakarta will feel alive if you miss it by looking at the shadow puppets. Gamelan rhythms fused with dynamic sinden melodious voice will not let you fall in sleepiness. The story that brought the puppet masters will take you to be late coming in as one of the characters in the story that was delivered. You will soon realize how great of Javanese culture in the past.


anak nelayan said...

nice picture friend

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