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date: 18 November 2019

Kesilocked

  • Jack Percival Baker Dobbs,
  • Margaret J. Kartomi
  •  and Patricia Matusky

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Pair of cymbals of Malaysia and the Serdang area of North Sumatra. Kesi are usually made of brass, bronze, or iron. Each is about 11 cm in diameter and has a central boss and a flat rim. The cymbals are joined by a string running through a small hole in the middle of the bosses. When played, one or two pairs are laid on the ground or are attached to a small, square board, with their open faces upwards. These are struck by another pair with their open ends facing downwards to produce muffled or ringing sounds. In Peninsular Malaysia ...

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