Kempyang is a traditional idiophone instrument originated from Indonesia. It is made of iron, which makes it different to other instrument in Gamelan, with most of the instruments are made of copper.
Wikidata link: Q20580988
- https://jv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kempyang (Javanese)
- http://www.seasite.niu.edu/indonesian/budaya_bangsa/Gamelan/Javanese_Gamelan/gongs/Ketuk-Kempyang.htm (well, a lot of sources that make them into one page, as they are inseparable)
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kempyang_and_ketuk (same reason as above)
Disambiguation: A mini gong
Description: Kempyang is an instrument used in Gamelan. It serve as the important beat-keeper in the play. It is inseparable with Kethuk, as it have to be played with Kethuk and it is also placed side to side. A player use beaters to play Kempyang, Kethuk, and even sometimes, Kenong too.