single-skin drum

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

The Band of Stanisław Stępniak (Radom area): Stanisław Stępniak (b. 1935), accordion, Jerzy Łudczak (b. 1917), violin, Józef Kamiński (b. 1963), drum; rec. Andrzej Bieńkowski. Przysucha 1987; Music Lost & Found
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: Rafalski Jan
Date: ca 1945
Village / Town: Jagodne
Region: Lesser Poland (Świętokrzyskie)
Country: Poland
Owner: Museum of Folk Musical Instruments in Szydłowiec
Inventory number: MS/S/43
Description: skin pulled over a wooden tubular frame, tensioned with a metal hoop with hooks and screws; the wooden frame has four rectangular openings with loose double metal circles and one rounded opening to hold the instrument; drumstick with heads on both sides, one wrapped in cloth
Measurements: 390 x 74 mm, drumstick 220 mm
Materials: wood, leather, metal, cloth
Performance practice: a component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Maria Żurowska / Zbigniew J. Przerembski
Design (PDF)

He Climbed a Pear Tree, a mazurka with a ditty; The Band of Marian Bujak from Szydłowiec: Marian Bujak (b. 1920) violin, vocal, Stanisław Cielok (b. 1924), drum; rec. Kazimierz 1984; Sources of Polish Folk Music

single-skin drum; rec. Museum of Sound

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