Gandang Tambua Production by Craftsman in Maninjau, West Sumatra, Indonesia

GandangTambua is a type of traditional percussion musical instrument that can be seen in almost all cultures in Indonesia, including the Minangkabau culture in West Sumatra. Even though the instrument is simple, Gandang Tambua can bring excitement to traditional events and can raise the spirits of those who listen. The existence of art that displays Gandang Tambua in traditional events is not relevant to the production process which involves craftsmen and performers or artists performing Gandang Tambua. This traditional instrument is produced manually using simple equipment so the products produced are also limited. Therefore, the general aim of this research is to increase the potential of Gandang Tambua craftsmen through the fulfillment of production facilities in order to increase the quantity and quality of Gandang Tambua production through official recognition in the form of IPR. Specifically, the aim of this research is to improve the quality of Gandang Tambua products, as well as improve the economy of GandangTambua craftsmen. This research uses a survey method and data collection is carried out through in-depth interviews, observations and questionnaires. The sampling technique used was purposive sampling with cross sectional coverage. The unit of analysis is Gandang Tambua and the data is analyzed descriptively, SWOT analysis and comparative analysis.

Keywords : Gandang Tambua, craftsman, production, Maninjau