Calung

calung

c lu*¾
  • large container made of coconut shell with string, formerly used, among other things, to contain salt
  • any kind of salt container
  • shape is like a tambang, but calung has a top
  • smaller of the two five-keyed instruments in the gong kebyar
  • it plays the core melody of the composition
Andap
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Kasar
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Alus sor
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Alus mider
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Alus madya
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Alus singgih
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Mider
Bali dataran dialect
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Usage Examples

I Wayan maan duman ngisi calung di sekaa gong truna-trunine; Ia suba kadung calung maidih-idihan di pisaga.
No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Ajangkepan Calung, soang-soang nganggen 5 bilah

8.

In English:   A pair of calung, with 5 keys 8.

In Indonesian:   sepasang calung, memakai 5 bilah

8.

In Balinese:   Ring pola B sane dados unteng inggih punika gangsa, kantilan, reong, penyacah miwah calung pinaka pemanis.

In English:   And then in the very last part of the composition, there is a Leluangan drums pattern.

In Indonesian:   Pada bagian akhir atau pekaad menggunakan pola permainan kebyar, dengan menggunakan patet Pengeter Agung dan Selendro Alit.