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      Gambang is a traditional xylophone-like instrument from Indonesia. It is made of 16-25 pieces of wood with different sizes (to differentiate the sound produced). It is used in gamelan.

      Also known as: gambang kayu/gongsa
      Wikidata item: Q2631432
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      https://omeka1.grinnell.edu/MusicalInstruments/items/show/115
      http://www.seasite.niu.edu/indonesian/budaya_bangsa/Gamelan/Javanese_Gamelan/counter-melody/gambang.htm

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      A instrument that plays the fastest rhythm in a gamelan song. The instrument is made of woods and they are hold in a place called gerobogan to resonate the sound of this instrument

      Disambiguation: a xylophone-like instrument with wooden bars
      *Description: *it contains 16 - 22 wooden bars (wilah) made from a straight hard-grained wood. The keys increase in size and are arranged in an order of smallest on one side (right of player) to largest on the other side (left of player). They are placed over a resonating chamber (grobog). The player is seated on the floor and hits the gambang with a padded mallet (tabuh) to __produce a sound - two tabuhs are used in a performance; one in each hand. It normally plays the fastest rhythms in a piece.

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