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date: 22 November 2019

Kãy [kãypā, kãypī, tāĩnāĩ]locked

  • Gert-Matthias Wegner
  •  and Simonne Bailey

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[kãypā, kãypī, tāĩnāĩ]

Gong of Nepal. It is a flat, circular brass disc up to 40 cm in diameter and 5 mm thick, held in one hand by a rope through a hole at the top while being struck with a wooden hammer. It is used by Newar musicians of the Kathmandu Valley to accompany singers....

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