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In its stage, Angklung needs many personal. The instrument made from bamboo where its use by shaken down. That way the instruments will release unique sounds.
The shape of angklung consists of two bamboo sticks on many shapes, which are balanced, with the need of frequencies of tone. Its shape is shaping look like Calung instrument. To get angklung tone is not by beat but by shaken it so that the touch of every element of Angklung body can produce a tone.
Nowadays Angklung develop as Angklung in duotone that is developed by Daeng Soetigna. Because of it, Daeng Soetigna are well known in Karawitan Sunda as 'Bapak Angklung Diatonis Kromatis', who are an artist pioneering the changes of Angklung tone in Pentatonic (da-mi-na-ti-la-da in Salendro Key) such as growth in Banten (Pandeglang and Serang). In Banten, this new Angklung art is well known as Angklung Gubrag, Angklung Sered, or Angklung Buncis.
In the last decade this Angklung art (duotone) become more popular and have a nice image in society especially at the middle to upper. In practice, this art is performing an orchestra (between 30 to 60 people) that is usually watch by government officer or in order to welcome guesses from inside or outside country.