This listing includes the gong, a traditional Chinese mallet and a Meinl gong cover.
Note: The gong in our photo is a Meinl 34" Chau as an example.
Meinl Chau Gongs are traditionally handcrafted in China by using a special bronze alloy.The face is mostly flat with a rim extending backwards (approximately 1-2") from the face of the gong.
The traditional Chau gong has a single lathed band, creating a bullseye design on the face. The shape and the lathing of this gong creates a sound that is balanced and low pitched. By playing the gong more powerfully it opens up nicely with sizzling overtones.