kenong

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noun ke·nong \ˈke-ˌnȯŋ\

Definition of kenong

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kenong

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kenongs

  1. :  a Southeast Asian gong chime of definite pitch in which each individual gong is set with its open side down on ropes within a square boxlike resonator In slow music it is often the practice to delay both the kenong and gong strokes until slightly after the beat. — Neil Sorrell, A Guide to the Gamelan, 1990

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1877

First Known Use of kenong

1877


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