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date: 14 November 2019

Gandang tigolocked

  • Margaret J. Kartomi

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Set of three suspended, tuned gongs of the Agam area of West Sumatra. The gongs are made of bronze, about 25 to 30 cm in diameter, and have shallow rims. Each is held by one player and struck on the central boss with a padded beater; the gongs sound three-note melodies in hocket. They are played with six ...

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