|Other names||guba, gopijantro, gubgubbi, ananda lahari, premtal, khamak, khomok, chonka, jamidika, jamuku|
|Classification||Stringed hand percussion instrument|
It consists of a dried gourd or wooden resonator through which a gut string is attached. The player holds the body of the instrument under the arm and the free end of the string in the fist of the same arm. The string is plucked with a plectrum in the other hand. Some varieties of the gubgubbi, particularly the Bengali khomok or khamak, contain two strings.
- Dutta, Madhumita. (2008). Music & Musical Instruments of India. ISBN 978-1-905863-18-1.
- Simon Leng, While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Music of George Harrison, Hal Leonard (Milwaukee, WI, 2006), p. 158.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zy2RV_DZeDs Performance featuring a khamak