Helloindonesia.id – Sulawesi is a province that has many natural, culinary and even cultural attractions. Musical instruments are part of the arts in each region that has its own characteristics. One of the popular musical instruments found in these islands is the Salude.
What is a Salude Musical Instrument?
Talking about the Salude musical instrument. This musical instrument is a traditional musical instrument typical of the Manado area, North Sulawesi. Many Indonesian people in particular, may not know much about this musical instrument.
How to Play Salude
Salude is a traditional musical instrument similar to a tube sitar which belongs to the ido-cordophone group. The way to play this instrument is by picking and hitting it using the betel nut that has been shaped in such a way.
The salude body has one bamboo segment with two strings made of bamboo epidermis. As soon as the strings are plucked and hit on the front side, they will emit a very cool and melodious rhythm. Usually plays a salude musical instrument while sitting or on the lap using a strap.
About Salude Musical Instruments
While in the middle of the bamboo body has a hole that functions as a senator or as a sound producer. In the Sulawesi community, this musical instrument was used to accompany traditional ceremonies and religious ceremonies. However, over time, the Salude musical instrument began to be played for parties, carnivals, and ritual proposals.