calung (Bamboo xylophone used in Sundanese gamelan)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Made of multiple vertical hung bamboo tubes with segments cut out to create different pitch. They can be played either hanging suspended or on a bamboo frame like a xylophone.
For the balinese metallophone sometimes known as chalung or calung, see jublag

Relationships

from:Sunda, Indonesia
type of:xylophone (Arrangement of struck tuned wooden bars.)
derived from:angklung (Single pitch bamboo rattle xylophone used in Sundanese gamelan)
part of:gamelan (Indonesian traditional ensemble)
Wikidata:Q4201135 [info]