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Model gamelan instrument (part of), model key for barung, made of metal.
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Apparently acquired with 1939,As4 collection but not registered at acquisition. Found unnumbered in 1978 and added to Q-Register (Q1978As.1). Subsequently added to 1939,As4 sequence by CDMS staff in 1982, allocated number 124. (AMD,3/1997).
The residue of the collection of Sir Stamford Raffles, formed in 1810-24 and presented to the Museum in 1859. Mrs Drake is the grand daughter of the Rev. Raffles Flint, nephew and heir of Sir Stamford.
See Sir Stamford Raffles, "History of Java", chapter 8 and J. Kunst, "The Music of Java".
According to Jeune Scott-Kemball in a 1976 letter, the scaling of the gamelan instruments was determined by Jaap Kunst in 1938. All the instruments except one were slendro. The exception is pelog. The ordering of the keys in the scale was determined by a Javanese musician.
- On display (G1/wp122)
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Miscellaneous number: As1978,Q.1 (Q-Register no.)