Percussion or stringed instruments from bamboo comes from Manggarai. One segment of bamboo Betung a 1.5 year length of approximately 40 m. Both ends of the bamboo is left, but one of them punched.
How to make it, in the middle of the rectangular hole cut bamboo with a size of 5 x 4 m. Right next to the left of each hole gouged out of the bamboo skin which is then propped up with wooden sticks to function as strings. How to play this instrument is plucked or beaten with a small timber.
As for how to play traditional stringed instruments Mendut this is to be picked or you can also pounded using a small piece of wood.