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yunluo

Chinese gong chime usually consisting of 10 gongs that are suspended in individual compartments on a wooden frame and beaten with sticks that have hard or soft tips. It may be carried by a handle or set on a table. Pairs of yunluo may be played by one or two performers. The instrument is tuned with seven pitches to the octave, and its traditional range is about a 10th (i.e., an octave plus a third, as C to the E in the next octave). Each gong is approximately 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter; pitch is determined by the thickness of the metal

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