Isnin, 5 Oktober 2009


The traditional 'shadow pay' thearte is perfomed by casting animated puppet shadows on white cloth screen. Puppet characters and stories were usuallty taken from ancient indian epics.... The figures used are artistically made sticks. One person, a Tok Dalang or master storyteller usuallt conducts the whole show from behind the screen as he recites the tale with appropriate sounds and movement. A Tok Dalang is assited by a group aof musician playing the traditional musical instrument such as Rebab, Serunai, Gedombak, Geduk, Canang, kisi and Tetawak. Each shadow plays performence ususally lasts for two to three hours.

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