Kecapi Mandolin (Penting)

Rp7.812.000

This kecapi mandolin is one of Bali’s rarest instruments. Whilst kecapi may be common in Java, there are few groups in Bali. Balinese kecapi mandolin are played in a group of 2+ people. The strings are strummed with a plectrum and chords are created by press the keys down. The instrument is normally tuned to an angklung type tuning and is often accompanied by a number of small and medium suling flutes.

You can hear this instrument in ensemble form on a recording from Tenganan called ‘Gamelan from Eastern Bali’ by Maharani Records.

Dimensions: L50cm W17cm H5cm

Weight: around 5kg

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