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date: 05 December 2019


  • Patricia Matusky


Xylophone of the Murut people of Sabah, Malaysia. The bakakong has as many as ten graduated bars made of bamboo sections cut in half lengthwise. The bars are bound together in raft-like fashion and set over a wooden frame that serves as a resonator. They are struck with a pair of wooden sticks by a player seated on the floor....

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