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date: 16 November 2019

Genggong sakai [ginggong, ranggong, juring ranggiun]locked

  • Patricia Matusky

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[ginggong, ranggong, juring ranggiun]

Malaysian idioglottal jew’s harp combining elements of an idiophone and an aerophone. The type known as genggong sakai is played among the Sakai aboriginal peoples of Peninsular Malaysia. Among the Temiar aborigines the term genggong refers to a jew’s harp made of metal, while the ranggong (juring rangguin) is made from the midrib of a palm leaf. Among the Jah Hut aborigines in the state of Pahang the jew’s harp is called ...

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