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Karinding

Name: Karinding.
Type: Idiophones > Lamellophones > Idioglot > Jawharps >
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 121.212
Area: West Java and Benten.
Country: Indonesia.
Region: South East Asia.

Description: The Karinding is Sundanese traditional musical instrument from West Java and Banten, Indonesia. The karanding is made from bamboo and midribs of palm trees. The karinding is made of palm tree midribs are traditionally used by male players, and bamboo instruments are used by female players.

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Junggotan

Name: Junggotan.
Type: Idiophones > Lamellophones > Idioglot > Jawharps >
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 121.212
Area: Southern Sarawak.
Country: Malaysia.
Region: South East Asia.

Description: The Junggotan [junggong, jingon, jongon] is a jawharp harp of the Bidayuh people of southern Sarawak, Malaysia. It is made of brass and is usually played by men. It is used both for entertainment and for courtship rituals, and is related to other jew’s harps found throughout the region.

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Hun

Name: Hun.
Type: Idiophones > Lamellophones > Idioglot > Jawharps >
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 121.212
Area: Isan.
Country: Laos & Thailand.
Region: South East Asia.

Description: The hun is an idioglot jawharp that is played by the Isan people of Laos and north-eastern Thailand. The term tōi has also been reported for an idioglot bamboo jew’s harp of Laos and north-eastern Thailand, but this usage has not been confirmed.

Construction: It can have an idioglot tongue, or the tongue can be attached to the body with a black sticky bee-produced substance called khisut.

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