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Gendang Melayu Sarawak

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Country :
Malaysia
Description :
This documentary on Gendang Melayu (Malay Drums) Sarawak highlights the maker of the drums ; Hj Umar Tomik and his younger brother Safuan Tomik. Makers of these Gendang Melayu Sarawak are unfortunately decreasing due to many factors, the most crucial being the lack of interest among the youths. In this documentary we’ll get to see how the drums are made, how they are different from the drums in other parts of Malaysia, the types of wood used to make them (including the unique Belian wood which can only be found in the Borneo Islands), methods of hitting the drums, types of hits, and reason behind the design of the Gendang Melayu Sarawak’s shape.
Video Photographer Year 2019
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Copyrights ICHCAP, MACPA -
Information source :
사진이 없을경우 대체 이미지가 나옵니다.
The Malaysia Arts Cultural Practitioners Association (MACPA)