Mak Kapkaep

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The Mak Kapkaep (in Thai หมาก กั้ บ แก็ บ , also Krap Khu ก รับ คู ) are musical instruments from the group of idiophones and are played in the northeast of Thailand , the Isan .

The Mak Kapkaep consist of two wooden sticks that are 5 cm wide, 1 cm thick and about 12 cm long. They are struck together in different places so that a different pitch can be heard.

The Mak Kapkaep are played to Morlam music, with the player also making gestures during the game.