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date: 14 November 2019

Caruk [charuk]locked

  • Andrew C. McGraw

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[charuk]

Bamboo xylophone of Bali. The bamboo bars are suspended over a box resonator and played by a single player holding two unpadded wooden mallets. The instrument typically encompasses two octaves and is tuned to the seven-tone pelog tuning system. The term caruk also denotes an archaic Balinese gamelan ensemble comprising a ...

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