angklung (Single pitch bamboo rattle xylophone used in Sundanese gamelan)

~ Percussion instrument


Usually consisting of 2-3 carved bamboo tubes suspended in a wooden or bamboo frame that is shook. It has been in use since ancient times by Sundanese peoples.


from:Bali, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Sunda, Jawa, Indonesia
used in:gamelan angklung
type of:xylophone (Arrangement of struck tuned wooden bars.)
derivations:calung (Bamboo xylophone used in Sundanese gamelan)
part of:Sundanese gamelan (Indonesian traditional ensemble)
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Wikidata:Q540049 [info]
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