Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)

Philosophy of the Musical Instrument “Klengkopak” of the Dayak Deah Tribe

Authors
Ellysa J. Agusti, A. M. Susilo Pradoko, Syahrul Faizin
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Ellysa J. Agusti
Available Online 3 December 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.111How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Philosophical, semiotics, klengkopak, the Dayak Deah tribe
Abstract

Klengkopak is a traditional musical instrument made by the Dayak Deah tribe of South Kalimantan. The tribe believe that every single component of the musical instrument has great values of life. This is qualitative research using the semiotic approach. This research was conducted through digging up any information on the description of components of musical instruments and understanding underlying meanings of each component of klengkopak. Having yielded reliable information on philosophical meanings behind klengkopak for human life, the researcher analysed her findings using the semiotic theory of Charles Sanders Peirce. Klengkopak incorporates nine (9) components, namely Paringk Tolongk, Bumbungk, Wowa Iwe, Tepi Pinggir, Topah, Wowa ombo, Wewet Uwe, Pemopok, Penyekondrongk. Paringk Tolongk is a symbol of positive and negative sides of human beings, and Bumbungk represents freedom limited by the tribe’s deeply held belief. Wowa Iwe and Tepi Pinggir bring a moral message about how to speak in a socialization process, Topah is a representation of the elegance of a conversational speech style, and Wowa ombo signifies guidance to good ways of human life. Wewet Uwe is a mark of the unifer of mankind, and Pemopok implies human courage in expressing opinion. Pengekondrongk forms a basic structure of human life.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
3 December 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-285-4
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2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.111How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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