Type: Idiophones > Lamellaphones > Jaw-Harps.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 121.222
Country: Sarawak, Borneo Malaysia.
Region: South East Asia.
Description: The gerudeng is the jaw harp of the Iban people of Sarawak, Malaysia, located in the northwest of the island of Borneo, and of Kalimantan, the Indonesian province the takes up two thirds of the island of Borneo. Gerudeng are no longer played in Sarawak, and it is unlikely that they are actively played in Kalimantan.
Citations: Bibliography: Randy Raine-Reusch @ asza.com [Gerudeng article].