National Geographic : 1939 Mar
BALI AND POINTS EAST 317 Photograph by Burton Holmes WITH SOUNDING BRASS AND TINKLING CYMBAL, THE ORCHESTRA WEAVES INTRICATE RHYTHM Instruments are set in elaborately carved teakwood frames. Musicians sit cross-legged on the ground. In the background and foreground are bronze metallophones, of nine keys and five keys, respectively. At the right are the ten bronze bells of the trompong. Like the gongs and cymbals, they are struck with hammers, sticks, and mallets, while the drums (left) are beaten with the finger tips.