figureposted on 02.06.2017, 05:44 by Music 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.