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date: 13 November 2019


  • Andrew C. McGraw


Metallophone of Southern Kalimantan, Indonesia. It consists of ten bossed iron bars similar to those of the obsolete Javanese slento, strung with rope on an open frame. The dawo plays in the Banjarese wayang (shadow play) ensemble and functions similarly to the Javanese bonang. Its bars, tuned to slendro, are arranged in two rows of five each. It outlines two octaves in the same range as the two ...

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