Hand Drum

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Hand drum, Philippines, Field Museum artifact, Chicago

 

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  • Hans Brandeis October 28, 2013 - 6:13 pm Reply

    This is most probably a sulibao drum of the Ibaloi (Nabaloi) from Northern Luzon. I collected a very similar drum in the 1980s. It is usually played in a group of two sulibao, two flat gongs called kalsa and pinsak and two iron percussion sticks called palas.

  • Hans Brandeis October 28, 2013 - 11:10 pm Reply

    Source:
    Maceda, José M[ontserrat]
    “Philippinen.”
    In: Collaer, Paul (ed.): Musikgeschichte in Bildern. Südostasien.
    Leipzig, 1979. p. 145.

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