Name: Klong That.
Type: Membranophones > Drums > Barrel.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 211.22
Country: Thailand.
Region: South East Asia.

Description: The Klong that [in Thai: กลองทัด, in IPA: klɔːŋ tʰát] are large barrel drums used in the classical music of Thailand. They are played with large wooden sticks. They are usually played in a pair and used in the piphat ensemble. Drums of this kind have also been called klong chatri [กลองชาตรี] and klong túk [กลองตุ๊ก].

A similar drum, called skor thom, is used in Cambodian classical music.


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