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date: 19 November 2019

Kantung [tolutuk]locked

  • Patricia Matusky



Slit drum of the Paitanic communities in the eastern riverine regions of Sabah, Malaysia. Made of wood, the kantung is usually more than 1 meter long and is placed upright on one end. The side is struck with a thick wooden stick. A smaller size, called tolutuk, is made of bamboo. These slit drums provide rhythmic accompaniment to melody played on the xylophone ...

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