Name: Roneat Thung.
Type: Xylophones > Chordophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 111.22
Region: South East Asia.
Description: The roneat thung [in Khmer: រនាតធុង] is a low pitched xylophone used in the Khmer classical music of Cambodia. It is built in the shape of a curved, rectangular shaped boat.
This instrument plays an important part in the pinpeat ensemble. The roneat thung is placed on the left of the roneat ek, a higher-pitched xylophone. The roneat thung is analogous to the Thai xylophone ranat thum.