•  fr
  •  de
  •  es
  •  it
  • Inspirations

    Gong - Music and instrument

    A gong is a flat-shaped percussion instrument, usually made of bronze, which produces a deep, resonant sound when struck with a mallet or stick. It originated in Asia, particularly China, India and Indonesia, and has been used for musical, ritual and ceremonial purposes for centuries.

    The gong consists of a metal disc suspended horizontally from strings or supports. It can vary in size from small portable gongs to giant gongs that require several people to play.

    When struck, the gong emits a rich, prolonged resonance with complex harmonics. The sound of the gong is characterised by its powerful volume,

    JS GartenDeko -  - Gong
    JS GartenDeko
    Price upon request
    JS GartenDeko -  - Gong
    JS GartenDeko
    Price upon request
    Woodstock Chimes - gong suspendu éolien - Gong
    Woodstock Chimes

    Appearance: Color: Colored Wood Main material: Wood Dimensions: Length (in cm): 76.20 Gong suspended ...

    119 € approx.
    Woodstock Chimes - gong empereur éolien noir grand - Gong
    Woodstock Chimes

    Appearance: Color: Bronze Main Material: Bronze Secondary Materials: Wood Dimensions: Diameter (in ...

    249 € approx.
    Woodstock Chimes - gong empereur éolien bronze grand - Gong
    Woodstock Chimes

    Appearance: Color: Bronze Main material: Bronze Secondary materials: Wood Dimensions: Length (in cm) ...

    229 € approx.
    ... and harmonic richness. It can be used to create a solemn, meditative or festive atmosphere depending on the context in which it is played.

    The gong is used in various musical and ritual traditions around the world. In China, it is often associated with Chinese classical music and is used in traditional orchestras. In some Indonesian cultures, the gong plays a central role in gamelan ensembles. In addition, the gong is also used in meditative practices, contemporary concerts and musical recordings.

    In terms of manufacture, gongs are often made by hand by craftsmen specialising in metalwork. The manufacturing process involves melting the bronze and shaping the metal disc, followed by careful work to tune and balance the gong to achieve the desired sound.

    Today, there are manufacturers who specialise in making high quality gongs. Some of the reputable gong manufacturers include Meinl, Sabian, Paiste, Zildjian, Wuhan, and UFIP, to name a few.

    Related products


    Notre site Web utilise des cookies. En continuant à naviguer sur notre site, vous acceptez que nous utilisions des cookies. Pour obtenir plus d'informations sur la façon dont nous utilisons les cookies et dont nous gérons vos préférences, rendez-vous dans la rubrique. Informations sur les cookies