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date: 16 November 2019


  • Andrew C. McGraw


(1) Bass xylophone of Bali. It consists of eight bamboo tubes of the grantang type hung horizontally in a frame. The instrument typically encompasses two octaves and is tuned to a unique four-tone mode that cannot be derived from either the slendro or pelog tunings systems. The extraordinarily large varieties of bamboo that grow in West Bali allow the construction of ...

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