slenthem (Central Javanese single octave metallophone)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Part of central Javanese gamelan, the 6(slendro)-7(pelog) bronze keys beat by a disk mallet(tabuh) are suspended above individual tube metal/bamboo resonators set in a 75 cm long wooden frame.

Relationships

from:Jawa, Indonesia
part of:gamelan (Indonesian traditional ensemble)
type of:gendèr (Family of Indonesian metallophones)
Wikidata:Q4260715 [info]