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The art of Mamaos Tembang Sunda Cianjuran was inspired and created by the art sense of R. Aria Adipati Kusumaningrat or known as Dalem Pancaniti who led Cianjur in 1834 1861.
By glorious and high sense of art, Dalem Pancaniti made Seni Mamaos Tembang Sunda Cianjuran. Dalem Pancaniti also helped by some artists like Rd. Ntawiredja, Bapak Aem, and Maing Buleng in his creating the arts.
After he was passed away in 1861, The Regent of Cianjur continued by his son R.A.A. Prawiradiredja II (1861 - 1910). In this era, the art of Mamaos Tembang Sunda Cianjuran become more completed. Its accompanied and added by sound of kecapi and suling (flute). At the present time, the art of Mamaos Tembang Sunda Cianjuran is popular not only in Indonesia, but also in overseas as an original art coming from Cianjur. To converse the traditional heritage, especially this art, the government always organize the competition of Mamaos Tembang Sunda Cianjuran, named Pasanggiri, gradually, even it's locally or nationally.