Type: Guimbarde, Jaw-Harp > Idiophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 121.22
Country: Sarawak, Borneo Malaysia.
Region: South East Asia.
Description: Ruding are jaw harps of the upriver peoples [Kenyah & Keyan] of Northern Borneo. The Kenyah and Kayan ruding are made from either palm stock or brass. Ruding jaw-harps are no longer made.
Citations: Randy Raine-Reusch @ asza.com [Ruding article].