HomeBlogs Gedhongan Traditional Art Performance Gedhogan used to be performed as entertainment after doing a traditional
rice paddy peeling in preparation for a wedding or a circumcision
celebration. The sound of music is made from the tools that they use to
peel the rice, like the alu, lesung and lumpang. Those tools sounded
good and have a special tone. They were singing while playing the
At this time, the musical instruments used
are supplemented with two chunks of iron called a kempul and a gendang,
which is a kind of drum.