Proceedings of the Third International Seminar on Recent Language, Literature, and Local Culture Studies, BASA, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

E-Culture: The Strategy of Character Development Based on Music Lullabies Songs ( Etnis Batak Toba, Mandailing Natal Provinsi Sumatera Utara)

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296740,
        author={Irawaty  A.Kahar and Matha  Matha and Dirmasyah  Dirmasyah and Zaslina  Zaslina},
        title={E-Culture: The Strategy of Character Development Based on Music Lullabies Songs ( Etnis Batak Toba, Mandailing Natal Provinsi Sumatera Utara)},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the Third International Seminar on Recent Language, Literature, and Local Culture Studies, BASA, 20-21 September 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={BASA},
        year={2020},
        month={6},
        keywords={oral tradition lullabies e-culture music child character},
        doi={10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296740}
    }
    
  • Irawaty A.Kahar
    Matha Matha
    Dirmasyah Dirmasyah
    Zaslina Zaslina
    Year: 2020
    E-Culture: The Strategy of Character Development Based on Music Lullabies Songs ( Etnis Batak Toba, Mandailing Natal Provinsi Sumatera Utara)
    BASA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-9-2019.2296740
Irawaty A.Kahar1,*, Matha Matha2, Dirmasyah Dirmasyah1, Zaslina Zaslina1
  • 1: Ilmu Perpustakaan dan Informasi, FIB, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Padang Bulan
  • 2: Sastra Inggris, FIB, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Padang Bulam. 20155, Indonesia
*Contact email: ir_kahar@yahoo.com

Abstract

This study aims to preserve the oral tradition of lullabies songs based on local wisdom and music media. The lyrics of lullabi, songs contain local wisdom, that can be used as the children's character development. The strain of its music sounds would build the emotion and positive characters to child in fact the lullabies songs of ethnicities in North Sumatra are not known by the current generation. This condition is a threat to the nation's culture, the value of local wisdom is on the verge of extinction. Also the tenager phase, will experience the gradation of positive character. As a solution, E-culture must be implemented in order to preserves of lullabies songs with the development of ICT, includes (1) management (inventory and identify) of lullabies songs of North Sumatra ethnic, (2) documentation (recording of oral traditional lullabies song, rearranged and digitalized. The study uses qualitative methods, using content analysis through function and meaning. The result showed, that it has been inventoried 13 Lullabies with 6 classifications of local wisdom value. All the lullabies songs, are with soft and calm rhythm. So it can be relied on in forming positive character of the children.