The Conservative Role of Aboriginal Wind of Instruments

  • Regina Permatadewi Tantiany Gunawan Historical Education Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University, Banten
  • Eko Ribawati Historical Education Program, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University, Banten
Keywords: Australia, Original Culture, Didgeridoo


Australia is used as one of the countries that overshadow the Australian continent. Civilization from the Australian continent itself emerged with the initial presence of the British arrival to Australia in the form of decolonization. This is what causes cultural acculturation to experience continuity in it. However, the main issue is whether there is a return to the original culture that is maintained by the Aboriginal Tribes as the original tribes that inhabit the Australian continent to be passed on to their generations. Apparently, the original culture is contained in a wind instrument called the Didgeridoo. Didgeridoo is used as a musical instrument that has a conservative role in relaxation for its listeners. In fact, this wind instrument has also been declared the oldest musical instrument from Australia which has a long estimate of the beginning of its civilization. This is what makes it a point in historical value with outstanding usefulness values ​​in the use of Didgeridoo which is associated with the past to the modernized era in order to preserve the musical instrument by holding an exhibition in it to introduce and show how to play it for many people which listening it.


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How to Cite
Regina Permatadewi Tantiany Gunawan, & Eko Ribawati. (2022). The Conservative Role of Aboriginal Wind of Instruments. Santhet : Jurnal Sejarah, Pendidikan, Dan Humaniora, 6(2), 179-184.