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F.J. de Hen

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Drum of the Alur of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, reserved for the use of the king. The two cowhide heads are laced together with leather thongs on the wooden shell. It is beaten with two sticks, or by two men each beating one head with two sticks. (BooneTO. Boone: Les tambours du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi (Tervuren, 1951), 72)

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Subjects: Music

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