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Sound sample of the Kulaps

  • Torres Strait Islands, Murray Island, Thursday Island
  • Music, Songs & Language

This is the sound of the Kulaps or Gors; these percussion instruments are used as dance rattles and are traditionally made of seed pods connected with hand-made string. This instrument features in many of Bangarra's sound tracks that are inspired by Torres Straight Islander Culture, Country and stories.