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Aramba [araba, garamba]locked

  • Margaret J. Kartomi
  •  and Andrew C. McGraw


Vertically suspended bronze gong of Nias, Indonesia. It is imported from Central Java and is equivalent to the Javanese kempul. It is slung from the beams of a house, beaten with the fist or a soft beater (bozi-bozi garamba), and played in an ensemble together with one or more small gongs (...

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