Stearns Collection Item Detail


Name of Instrument: kempyang

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Stearns Catalog #: 1701

Country of Origin: Java

Region of Origin: Southeast Asia

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Description: This Kempyang is made of two gongs that rest on a decorated wood frame; it is tuned with the pelog system. It is part of the Javanese Gamelan that is named, "The Venerable Lake of Honey."

Research: Stearns Staff