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Poncak Titibatang

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posted on 2017-06-02, 05:44 authored by Music Archive of Monash UniversityMusic Archive of Monash University, Kartomi, Margaret J., Kartomi, Hidris
For male participants. A pair of Angkola men demonstrating the Angkola art of self defence (Poncak). Titibatang refers to type of weapon - wooden or bamboo (titi) stick/stalk (batang) - used in the dance. It may be performed without accompaniment. If accompaniment is used, the instruments are usually double-headed drums or frame drums. Copyright 1978. Notes prepared by Bronia Kornhauser with Margaret Kartomi, School of Music-Conservatorium, Monash University. Photography by Hidris Kartomi.



Margaret J. Kartomi

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Sumatra -- North Sumatra -- Town of Padang Sidempuan

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