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stick zither; jengjurangrai

The jengjurangrai is held upright when it is played with the resonator pressed against the chest. The strings are plucked with the index and middle fingers of the right hand, or with a plectrum. All four fingers of the left hand stop the strings above or between the frets. Both thumbs rest on the neck to facilitate finger movement. The instrument accompanies Sora ritual songs addressed to the ance…