double-skin drum, with cymbal

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 / 211.212.2 Sets of double-skin cylindrical drums / 211.212.2 + 111.142 + 111.243 Sets of double-skin cylindrical drums + cymbals + slit drums
Maker: Unknown
Producer: cymbal made by the “Ton” factory
Region: Carpathian area
Country: Poland
Owner: Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów
Inventory number: MRE 7990
Description: leather skins pulled over a cylindrical body, fastened with two metal hoops; skin tension is regulated using 5 screws placed along the drum's circumference; the body includes a rectangular, covered hole with a smaller hole inside for money collection; one of the screws is supplied with a metal rod with an acoustic box; the adjoining rod may have contained a cymbal; the drum was played in a sitting (four metal legs) and standing (holding strap) position
Measurements: 385 x 465 mm
Materials: wood, leather, metal
Performance practice: component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Zbigniew J. Przerembski

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