What this kind of percussion instrument metal pipe sometimes used for performances Taiko?
I yield slightly different Taiko (drum Japanese) and I realized that often incorporate a strange instrument that looks like a big metal tube with a diameter in the middle, and the diameters small on each side, played horizontally and beaten with small metal bats. It is not a vibraphone and tubular bells. This is a large pipe in position about 2.1 horizontal foot-long solid performance only three tones. What is this instrument? I can not find any information on this topic.
Kane is a type of bell in Japan. The same pronunciation of the word in Japanese can also mean or silver metal. It is a tradition in Japan to ring the bells 108 times larger Buddhist temples a few minutes before the new year. This tradition is called "no kane jooya. Often the accompaniment of traditional Japanese music, or min'you, is a dish in the form of "Kane", or bell. It is often hung on a bar, and the player has the hood in place of a hand, and struck with a mallet Kane special to others. There are two specific sounds that made Kane: "chin" and "kon." Chin is when the hammer hits the bell inside, so which is when the mallet hits the inner circle kon and flat. When teachers of the Kane dictate the pace of the students to emulate, he / she is using words chin "And" kon. "IE-" Kon Kon chiki-chiki chiki chin chin kon kon kon … "* add that I know is looking kind of pipe. But Japanese taiko usually interpreted using this type of "Kane." Could not find the type of pipe bifuuren http://www13.ocn.ne.jp/ ~ / kaneeng.htm
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