History Goalkeeping traditional music is said to have brought to Malay by the Mismanaging people of West Sumatra settled in Niger Assemble as early as the 14th century. Mismanaging society call the goalkeeping as telephone. (Source: Abdul Assam Doris, 1970) In the earlier tradition, other than the purpose for fun, goalkeeping was also played as an important role in everyday life, such as integrating the Mining community residents besides being played during the ceremony of the coronation of the Sultan.
Today, goalkeeping is famously being played for various purposes sisal martial, dance and more. Music of goalkeeping has now been received by the plural society in Malaysia as the nation’s musical heritage. Goalkeeping is now being taught at institutions across the country with a view to inculcate the spirit of love of traditional music in Malaysia. Page 2 THE MUSIC OF GOALKEEPING Goalkeeping is included in the group Adoption (Audiophile) that is in the category of musical instruments made of metal, wood, bamboo and coconut shells.
It is usually played by hitting, impacting, shaking and pounding. Among the instruments included in this classification are gong, saran (gametal) boning (goalkeeping) Kenton (gametal) angling, and xylophone. Boning goalkeeping has a shape like a small gong made of bronze, CACM in diameter, 8-10 CM high and 2. CM in height combed midst. Originally, goalkeeping is played in a pentatonic scale of notation C, D, E, F and G, but it has now include all of the other notations that are A, B and B.