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Andelu

Jeremy Montagu

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition, issue
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Rattle used by ballad singers of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is a pair of hollow metal rings about 4 to 5 cm in diameter, open all around the outer circumference and containing metal pellets. The rings are worn on the thumbs or fingers. It is similar to the gaggara of Mysore used by devotional singers.

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Subjects: Music

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