Kacapi a Sundanese musical instruments being played as the main instrument in Sundanese or Mamaos Tembang Cianjuran and flute.

Kacapi in Sundanese word also refers to plants Sentul, which is believed the wood used to make musical instruments Kacapi.
Traditional musical instruments harp classical music is a tool that is always coloring some of the arts in this land of Sunda. Creating a harp is not easy. Although at first sight looks like a lute instrument is simple, but make it not easy.
For raw materials are made of wood Boxwood who first soaked for three months. While the strings,
if you want to produce a good tone, should be of wire suasa (alloy of gold and copper), like the harp that made long ago. Since suasa currently expensive,
Harp strings are now more using wire baja.Pasangan stringed instrument is the flute sunda sunda is usually made of bamboo. The music that flows will feel dazzling in our ears if played both.
Kacapi Parahu
is a resonance box of the bottom of a hole resonance to allow the sound out. The sides of the types of Kacapi is formed in such a way that resembles a boat. In the past, Kacapi is made directly from chunk wood to sculpt.

Kacapi siter
is a resonance box with a flat field with Kacapi parahu parallel.Serupa, the hole is placed at the bottom. The top and bottom sides of the trapezoid shape.

For the second type is Kacapi, each string was tied to a small screw on the top right side of the box. They can be tuned in
various systems: pelog, sorog / madenda, or salendro.
Currently, kacapi resonance box made by gluing the side-
sis of six areas of timber.

According to its function in the accompanying music, Kacapi played as:
1. Kacapi Goon (= Kacapi parent); and
2. Children or Kacapi Kacapi Rincik

Kacapi ovaries leads the music in a way giving the intro,
bridges, and interludes, also determines the tempo. For this purpose,
used a large Kacapi with 18 or 20 strings.

Kacapi rincik
Kacapi rincik enriching musical accompaniment by filling the space between the tones with higher frequencies, especially in the songs remain as in the Kacapi bermetrum distilled or Panambih Sekar. For this purpose, use a smaller Kacapi with strings of numbers to 15.
 Kacapi using gamelan notation. This notation is part of the system heptachordal pelog. See the following table:
Sundanese gamelan Javanese pelog Pelog
1 (da) 6
2 (mi) 5
3 (na) 3
4 (ti) 2
5 (He) 1