Dance to the office of his movement is a dance rhythm with a musical accompaniment (Margondang) who played with musical instruments such as gondang traditional, flute, trumpet hobo, and others. According to the history of dance tor-tor used in rituals associated with spirits, which spirits are summoned and "entered" into the stone statues (a symbol of the ancestors), then the statue is like a dance move but the movements stiff.
Medan - Sumatera Utara
Movements include leg movements (tiptoe, tiptoe) and hand movements. Types of dance tor-tor vary, there is the so-called tortor Pangurason (dance cleansing). This dance is usually held at a large party which first cleaned the place and location of the party before the party began to be away from danger by using lime. There are also tor-tor Sipitu Petri (Dance of the seven bowls). This dance usually performed at the inauguration of a king, this dance is also from the 7th heaven girls shower disebuah mountaintop lake pusuk buhit along with the arrival piso sipitu sasarung (seven knife sheath). Then tor Single Panaluan office is a cultural ritual. Usually performed when a disaster-stricken village, then the date panaluan danced by the shaman to be guided solutions to solve the problem. For a single rod is panaluan magic combination of Banua Natolu Debata Gijjang (Upper World), Banua Tonga (Middle) and Banua Toru (Under World) Tor-Tor on today for Batak people are no longer just assumed with the spirit world, but it became a art for Tor Tor-culture becomes a tool in every activity Batak indigenous people.