slenthem (Deepest pitch single octave metallophone used in Javanese gamelan)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Used in 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
type of (as gendèr panembung):gendèr (Family of Indonesian metallophones)
part of:gamelan (Indonesian traditional ensemble)
Wikidata:Q4260715 [info]