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date: 19 November 2019

Canang kacapi [taganing, teganing]locked

  • Margaret J. Kartomi


[taganing, teganing]

Idiochord tube zither of the Gayo and Alas areas of Aceh province, Sumatra. It is a bamboo tube, 8 to 12 cm in diameter and 70 to 90 cm long, with three or four strings prised out of the surface and raised on bamboo bridges about 2 cm by 1 cm. A long thin soundhole is cut at the back and small holes pierce the nodes at each end. One or two players strike the strings with thin bamboo sticks (...

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