kepyak (Metal plate percussion used in Javanese gamelan)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Used in wayang puppetry, it is made of 1 to 4 iron (sometimes bronze) plates hung by strings, The puppeteer uses a small mallet set in the foot to hit the plate(s).

Relationships

from:Jawa, Indonesia
part of:gamelan (Indonesian traditional ensemble)
type of:percussion idiophone
Wikidata:Q8015183 [info]