070 gong

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bronze; Dm. 70.0cm
beater; 1, wood
pitch: ca. d#"

Played by striking the boss in the center with a mallet. The head of the mallet is wrapped thickly with cloth. The gong is carefully tuned at various places on its surface, and produces a slight growling sound when struck. Used as a colotomic instrument in various ensembles.

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