Indonesian rebab (Indonesian spike-fiddle used in gamelan)
~ String instrument
Introduced to Indonesia in the 15th century, this variant of the spike-fiddle rebab has two bowed metal strings with characteristically long tuning pegs and is made of hide-covered wood or coconut shell. It is the melody leader in gamelan and is also used in healing rituals.
|used in:||gamelan gong kebyar|
|type of:||rebab (Generic rebab catch-all)|
|part of (as rebab):||gamelan (Indonesian traditional ensemble) (optional)|