sasando (Indonesian tube zither)

~ String instrument

Description

Made of palmyra leaves that act as a resonator and a bamboo-tube stuck with wooden pegs where the plucked strings are attached, this traditional Indonesian instrument has an important place in folk history. It is still being used and modernised.

Relationships

from: Rote Ndao Regency, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia
Wikidata: Q1585780 [info]
information page: https://kebudayaan.kemdikbud.go.id/bpnbbali/2017/10/02/sejarah-lahirnya-alat-musik-sasando/ [info]