single-skin drum

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Classification: 2 Membranophones / 21 Struck drums / 211 Drums struck directly / 211.3 Frame drums / 211.32 Frame drum with handle / 211.321 Single-skin frame drums with handle
Maker: Klejnas Stanisław
Date: 1960
Village / Town: Raducz
Region: Mazovia
Country: Poland
Owner: Museum of Folk Musical Instruments in Szydłowiec
Inventory number: MLIM/MS/779
Description: skin pulled over a wooden tubular frame, tensioned with a metal hoop with hooks and screws; the wooden frame has seven rectangular openings with loose double metal circles; handle to hold the instrument; drumstick with heads on both sides
Decoration: skin embellished with a colored picture of a dancing pair in Łowicz traditional costumes and a flower above them; bows on the drum’s frame
Measurements: diameter 361 mm, drumstick 100 mm
Materials: wood, leather, metal, cloth
Performance practice: a component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Monika Sadura / Zbigniew J. Przerembski
Design (PDF)

Brzeziński Oberek from Żyrardów; Stanisław Klejnas (1905-1988), violin, Kazimierz Pęzik (b. 1962), drum; rec. Raducz 1986; Sources of Polish Folk Music

Oberek from Raducz; Stanisław Klejnas, violin, Henryk Baranowski (b. 1912), drum, Edward Kudliński (b. 1951), double bass; rec. Kazimierz 1970; Sources of Polish Folk Music

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