Name: Angklung (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angklung) an instrument used in Balinese gamelan
*Wikidata item: *Q540049 (https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q540049)
Invented: West Java, Indonesia
Disambiguation: An instrument that is made of different sizes of bamboo tubes, bound by rattan cords, that are attached to a bamboo frame.
Description: The bamboo tubes are shaped into different sizes to sound a specific notes when hit. The bottom of the frame is held in one hand and the instrument is shaken by the other hand. A group of people use different angklungs of different pitches to produce a melody.
- Balinese temples
- Used for musical accompaniment for odalan (temple anniversaries)
- Pitra yadnya (rituals related to death)