Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Traditional Instrument Talempong

Traditional Instrument Talempong
Traditional Instrument Talempong, West Sumatra, Indonesia

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Talempong is a traditional percussion instruments Minangkabau tribe. The shape is almost identical to instruments in the gamelan bonang. Talempong can be made of brass, but some are made of wood and stone. Currently talempong of the more widely used types of brass.


Traditional Instrument Talempong

Talempong circular with a diameter of 15 to 17.5 inches, the bottom hole, while at the top there is a prominent roundabout five centimeters in diameter as a place to hit. Talempong has a different tone. It reads generated from a pair of wood slapped on its surface.

Traditional Instrument Talempong

Talempong usually used to accompany the dance performances or reception, such as a typical plate Dance, Dance Pasambahan, and Dance Wave. Talempong also used to sing the music welcome special guests. This Talempong playing need foresight scales do starts with and ends with the. Talempong accompanied by chords playing way similar to playing the piano.

to date talempong each instrument often used by people especially for particular minangkabau to welcome state guests and for weddings