MAKNA SIMBOL TOR-TOR SIMODAK-ODAK PADA MASYARAKAT SIMALUNGUN

Reysita Lassari Damanik

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This research is aimed to know how the form found on Tor-tor Simodak-odak, the symbol meaning of Tor-tor Simodak-odak movement on Simalungunese people is. In the discussion of this research, theories related to the topic of writing was used, such as theory of form, theory of symbol meaning and the meaning of Tor-tor. The method which was used was descriptive qualitative. To complete the data in this research, the researcher conducted a field observation, video, interview and documentation. The population in this research was Simalungunese people who lived in Simalungun Regency, Raya District at Merek Raya village, artists and the local elders. The result of the research based on the data collected, it was known that Tor-tor Simodak-odak was a tor-tor which was created by one of Simalungunese artists, named Taralamsyah Saragih in 1958. In tor-tor Simodak-odak, it had theme about love because it told about the teenagers who were in love. The outer shapes were movements, accompaniments, dresses and make-ups. Tor-torSimodak-odak had seven kinds of movements. The accompaniments of tor-tor Simodak-odak used music instruments such as gonrang, gong, tulila, sarune and arbab. The dresses used for tor-tor Simodak-odak were bulang, suri-suri naboru, kebaya, ragi pane naboru, gotong, ragi pane dalahi, suri-suri dalahi, baju sibirong, salawar ganjang. Tor-tor Simodak-odak which was seen from the symbol meaning, the movements of tor-tor Simodak-odak, it had its own meaning in its kinds. The music accomponiments of tor-tor Simodakodak used gonrang sipitu-pitu music or also called gonrang balon which had quite tempo but described a happy feeling.

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Seni Tradisi, Tor-tor Simodak-odak

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24114/senitari.v4i1.2664

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