Cousins aim to preserve Dusun ethnic music

Cousins aim to preserve Dusun ethnic music

The Borneo Post - News·2019-09-19 11:15

TAMPARULI: Despite the challenges of the modern world, two cousins from Kampung Puhus, here, choose to preserve the traditional musical instruments of the Dusun ethnic group.

Jyrolynn Jitour, 23, and Eva Elkana Duanis, 22, decided to do so when they realised many of their peers considered the traditional instruments such as sompoton (mouth organ made of gourd and bamboo pipes), flute, marimba (percussion instrument comprising wooden bars and rubber mallets), tagunggak (bamboo idiophone) and skopion (percussion instrument) as outdated.

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