- Margaret J. Kartomi
- and Patricia Matusky
Gong chime of Sumatra and Malaysia. In northern Jambi province (Kuala Tungkal), Sumatra, it consists of nine small, thin-rimmed, bossed gongs in a single-row frame. The term also denotes an ensemble comprising a keromong, a pair of gendang panjang (cylindrical drums), and a pair of gongs. It accompanies ceremonial dances and is said to have originated in South Sumatra, where the name is also used....