Zildjian 17" Gou Gong - Product Information
The Zildjian 17" Gou Gong (sometimes called a Hmong Shaman gong) has an extensive history and tradition of healing, being used as a medicinal tool. This instrument is heavy and thick with a turned edge, and produces warm tones that are clear and linear, with less spread and overtones than traditional chau or wind gongs. Gou Gongs produce a higher fundamental pitch with shorter sustain, which can be stretched into longer sustained notes through repeated strokes. Their lower-volume sounds make them best suited for use in smaller ensembles and more intimate performance spaces.
The Zildjian 17" Gou Gong features a small Zildjian logo etched into the front of the gong and a small black logo printed on the back of the gong, with a black hanging rope.
- 17" Diameter
- Weight - 10 lbs
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