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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