Saron Panerus Slendro


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 681

The saron panerus is the smallest and highest pitched instrument of the gamelan ensemble. It is played with a wooden or horn mallet. This example is tuned to the pentatonic scale known as slendro, one of two scales used in gamelan performances.

Saron Panerus Slendro, Teak, bronze, paint, Javanese

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