double-skin drum

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

Classification: 2 Membranophones / 21 Struck drums / 211 Drums struck directly / 211.2 Tubular drums / 211.21 Cylindrical drums / 211.212 Double-skin cylindrical drums / 211.212.1 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums / 211.212.12 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, both heads played / 211.212.12-811 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, both heads played, with tension ligature
Maker: Unknown
Date: ca 1930
Village / Town: Stropieszyn
Region: Greater Poland
Country: Poland
Owner: Museum of Folk Musical Instruments in Szydłowiec
Inventory number: MS/S/46
Description: skins pulled over a tubular wooden body, stretched using wooden hoops connected with cords with tension ligature; leather strap to hang the instrument; drumstick with a head wrapped in leather
Measurements: 450 mm, drumstick 315 mm
Materials: wood (plywood), leather, cord
Performance practice: a component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Maria Żurowska / Zbigniew J. Przerembski

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