kendang (Family of two sided laced drums used in various gamelan)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Used in many Southeast Asian countries, the body is made of woods like jackfruit or coconut, the heads of buffalo- and goat-hide.
There are 2 main groups:

Annotation

The 2 main groupings consist of:
* The conical () Java/Sunda set of 3 to 4 curve sided drums with heads of different sizes.
* The cylindrical || Bali set of two pairs of straight sided drums, both heads same size.

Actually there are 3 sets of Indonesian gamelan kendang: (other countries also have some.)

* The Java set of 4 double conical drums:
** bassdrum Kendhang gendhing or Kendhang ageng
** tenordrum Kendhang wayang
** altdrum Kendhang batangan or Kendhang ciblon
** sopranodrum Kendhang ketipung

* The Sunda set of 3 truncated cone drums:
** bassdrum Kendhang gede
** altdrum Kendhang ciblon
** sopranodrum Kendhang ketipung

* The Bali cylindrical (or slightly truncated cone) set of 2 pairs of drums:
** high pitched kendang lanang
** low pithed kendan wadon

Annotation last modified on 2019-10-20 18:2 UTC.

Relationships

from:Bali, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Indonesia
Jawa, Indonesia
Sunda, Jawa, Indonesia
part of:gamelan (Indonesian traditional ensemble)
subtypes:kendang lanang (High pitched cylindrical kendang used in Bali gamelan.)
kendang wadon (Low pitched cylindrical kendang used in Bali gamelan.)
kendhang batangan (Middle conical kendang used in both Javanese/Sundanese gamelan)
kendhang gendhing (Largest conical kendang used in both Javanese/Sundanese gamelan)
kendhang indung (King-Size truncated cone kendang used in Sundanese gamelan)
kendhang ketipung (Smallest conical kendang used in both Javanese/Sundanese gamelan)
kendhang kulanter (Paired truncated cone kendang used in Sundanese gamelan)
kendhang wayangan (Middle conical kendang used in javanese gamelan)
Wikidata:Q1553249 [info]