Proceedings of First International Conference on Culture, Education, Linguistics and Literature, CELL 2019, 5-6 August, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Transformation Of Tradition Culture To Popular In The Show Of Gamelan Koromong Arts Cikubang Rancakalong Village Sumedang Regency

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.5-8-2019.2289810,
        author={Rony Hidayat Sutisna and Dadang  Suganda and Reiza D. Dienaputra},
        title={Transformation Of Tradition Culture To Popular In The Show Of Gamelan Koromong Arts Cikubang Rancakalong Village  Sumedang Regency},
        proceedings={Proceedings of First International Conference on Culture, Education, Linguistics and Literature, CELL 2019, 5-6 August, Purwokerto, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={CELL},
        year={2019},
        month={11},
        keywords={transformation ritual popular koromong gamelan},
        doi={10.4108/eai.5-8-2019.2289810}
    }
    
  • Rony Hidayat Sutisna
    Dadang Suganda
    Reiza D. Dienaputra
    Year: 2019
    Transformation Of Tradition Culture To Popular In The Show Of Gamelan Koromong Arts Cikubang Rancakalong Village Sumedang Regency
    CELL
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.5-8-2019.2289810
Rony Hidayat Sutisna1,*, Dadang Suganda2, Reiza D. Dienaputra2
  • 1: Doctoral candidate in Cultural Studies, Faculty of Cultural Studies, Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • 2: Faculty of Cultural Studies, Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia
*Contact email: satyabuanapala.pgri2@yahoo.com

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to discuss the process of cultural transformation from ritual to popular in the performance of gamelan koromong arts in Cikubang Village, Sumedang Regency, West Java. Gamelan koromong art is held once a year on the 14th of Maulud in the Islamic calendar year. This study analyzes the transformation process of gamelan koromong art that takes place in Cikubang from the old condition (tradition) to the new (popular) condition. Based on the context, koromong art functions is as ritual art only. But along with the changing times, the context experienced a process of transformation into a popular performing arts. This change in context also resulted in changes in the textual elements of the show. So the focus of the discussion in this article is on the factual conditions of gamelan koromong, the various changes that have taken place, and the factors that led to the change process.