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date: 13 November 2019


  • Judith Becker
  • , revised by Gavin Douglas
  •  and John Okell


Gong chime of the hsaìng-waìng ensemble of Myanmar. It consists of 18 or 19 small bossed gongs mounted horizontally in five rows on straight wooden frames. These gongs are flatter and generally larger than those of the kyì-waìng. They are alloyed with a significant amount of tin giving them a softer sound with more inharmonic partials and a weaker fundamental as compared to the brass ...

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