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      Name: Krap, a percussion instrument from Thailand consisting of two identical rods.

      Aliases: "กรับ" (Thai name, ref), "กรับคู่" (ref), "กรับเสภา" (ref), "krap nyee" (Cambodian, ref - view by appending "cache:" to the URL) "กรับ" (ref), "Espa" (ref), "กรับเสภา" (ref)

      WikidataQ6436135

      Origin: A traditional Thai instrument first seen in ancient theatrical performances as a replacement for applause for when the audience's hands became too tired (ref). These are now made from either rosewood, bamboo or brass (ref).

      Type of: Rhythm sticks

      External linksThere were very few English sources, so most of the below are Thai

      Disambiguation: Two rods commonly made from either rosewood or bamboo played by being tapped together.

      DescriptionTwo rods commonly made from either rosewood, bamboo or brass of around 20cm. These have been in early Thai history as a tool for the audience to use whilst clapping during theatrical performances, but are now used alongside other more common percussion instruments.

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                zaphodbeeblebrox CatQuest, the Endeavouring Cat!
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                Ge0rg3 George Omnet
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