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date: 22 November 2019

Grantang [gerantang]locked

  • Andrew C. McGraw

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[gerantang]

Generic name for Balinese xylophones consisting of several bamboo tubes hung horizontally in a frame. The tubes are constructed similarly to those of the bamboo angklung rattle. The lower half of the tube is cut away from its midpoint to the far end to form a tongue; the player’s end is complete and closed by a node. Bamboo bars of this form are found in the ...

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