Chinese Gong 30cm

Product Code: MES237
Explore the unique traditions of Chinese percussion with Chau gongs used in significant ceremonies.
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Technical Summary


Helping to Support Teaching and Learning

Historical Insight

Delve into the impressive history of Chinese gongs, traditionally used to announce significant events.

Cultural Origins

Immerse your pupils in the cultural significance and regional origins of Chinese 'Chau' gongs, enhancing their global musical knowledge.

Ensemble Performance

Facilitate group music activities where children can use Chinese gongs to enhance their musical performances.

Sound Exploration

Enable children to explore the varied sounds produced by Chinese gongs, fostering curiosity and auditory discrimination.

Curriculum Support

Aid in developing musical skills by allowing children to engage with Chinese gongs within curriculum guidelines.

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Chinese Gong 30cm

Explore the unique traditions of Chinese percussion with Chau gongs used in significant ceremonies.


  • Chinese gongs play a pivotal role in music education, providing children with an opportunity to learn about musical instruments steeped in rich cultural history. These gongs, crafted from durable metal, are perfect for hands-on learning during music lessons, helping to develop skills in historical knowledge and sound recognition.

  • Incorporating these gongs into classroom settings aligns well with the Key Stage 2 music curriculum. They enable children to explore a variety of sounds and develop ensemble performance skills, building confidence and teamwork. The sustained tones that the gongs produce also aid in teaching musical timing and rhythm.

  • Further, these gongs support improvisation and composition lessons, encouraging children to experiment and create their own music. This not only boosts their creativity but also enhances their understanding of different dimensions of music, aligning with curriculum goals.

Supports the National Curriculum

Music, Key Stage 2

Develop an understanding of the history of music.

Music, Key Stage 2

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Music, Key Stage 2

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the interrelated dimensions of music.

Technical Summary



  • Metal

  • Age Range

  • Suitable for 5 to 11 years

Size and measurements


  • 30 cm