Klong Song Na

Name: Klong Song Na.
Type: Membranophones > Drums > Barrel.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 211.221.1
Country: Thailand.
Region: South East Asia.

Klong Sa Na
Klong Sa Na drums @ Photographed Circa 1900s of a theatrical group from Bangkok, Thailand [formerly Siam] prior to leaving for a performance in Germany
Description: Klong song na [in Thai: กลองสองหน้า, pronounced: klɔːŋ sɔ̌ːŋ nâː] or [pronounced in IPA: klɔːŋ sɔ̌ŋ nâː] is a Thai barrel drum. Song na means “two faces”, and the drum has two heads that are played with the hands. It is used primarily in the piphat ensemble.


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