“The Kanjapi, which is common among the Ot Danom on the Central Kapuas region has some similarity to the violin.
It is a low-toned instrument, roughly carved from a piece of very light wood, open at the bottom and strung with two finely scraped strings split rattan. The strings, like the guitar, are plucked with the thumb or struck with a light wooden stick. Hardeland calls the instrument “Kasapi” or Kutjapi and describes it as a “harp with three to four sides”.
* Translated from German
Grabowsky, f. Musikinstrumente der Dajaken Sudost Borneos, 1905
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