West Javanese (Sundanese Angklung), is often played using three different scales Sulendro, Madenda, and Degung. Please watch the video to hear Pak Sam Udjo from Saung Angklung Udjo demonstrate these scales.
If you are wondering how so many tones can be produced from such a small bamboo tube, watch the attached video for Pak Sam Udjo from Saung Angklung Udjo giving a lesson on how to tune an Indonesian angklung.
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