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 / 211.31 Frame drums (without handle) / 211.311 Single-skin frame drums
Maker: Trzpil Jan
Date: 1939
Village / Town: Mierżączka
Region: Mazovia
Country: Poland
Owner: The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw
Inventory number: PME 39023/1-2
Description: skin pulled over a wooden tubular frame, tensioned with a metal hoop with hooks and screws; the wooden frame has five openings with loose double metal circles (buzzers)
Measurements: 330 x 50 mm
Materials: wood, leather, metal
Performance practice: a component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Teresa Lewińska / Zbigniew J. Przerembski
Design (PDF)

Jewish Polka; The Tadeusz Zygadło Band from Goniwilk Stary (near Garwolin): Tadeusz Zygadło (b. 1933), violin, Stefan Trzpil (b. 1921), drum; rec. Goniwilk Stary 1996; Sources of Polish Folk Music

Wedding Oberek; The Trzpil Brothers Band from Garwolin: Jan Trzpil (1915-1992), clarinet C, Bolesław Trzpil (1917-1995), accordion, Stefan Trzpil, drum, Tadeusz Zygadło, violin; rec. Warsaw 1975; Sources of Polish Folk Music

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