kacapi (Family of Sundanese string zithers)
~ String instrument
There are two kinds, boat shaped "mother" and "child" ones, originally made of a single piece of wood and descended from the kacapi pantun as used in epic story. And a flat box-zither made of wood used from the 1950's and in experimental music.
|from:||Sunda, Jawa, Indonesia|
|part of:||gamelan (Indonesian traditional ensemble)|
|subtypes:||kacapi indung (Boat shaped zither used in Sundanese gamelan)|
kacapi rincik (Small boat shaped zither used in Sundanese gamelan)
kacapi siter (Box zither used in Sundanese gamelan)