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Playing AngKlung

The exotic layout of twelve or more hanging bamboo plates made this instrument popular allover the world. Mostly smaller sizes of this instrument are sold as tourist souvenirs, some of them even in bad quality. The Anklung nowadays appears in many sizes and tunings, most common are pentatonic and chromatic scales.  It is not easy to play because the different sizes of the shaken bamboo plates are always creating slightly different shaking tremoli, all sounding with a different speed.

If you would like to play an Anklung onine now, please visit this nice page from Holland
(Click on the instrument to start the flash animation)