double-skin drum with a 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 / 211.212.1 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums / 211.212.12 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, both heads played / 211.212.12 + 111.142 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, both heads played + cymbals
Maker: Fijałkowski Stanisław
Date: before 1939
Village / Town: Modrzew
Region: Mazovia
Country: Poland
Owner: The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw
Inventory number: PME 49039
Description: skins pulled over a tubular wooden body, stretched using hoops with hooks and screws; metal rod on a spring attached perpendicularly to the body with a cymbal on top; strap to hang the instrument; a wooden stand for the drum
Decoration: body and front skin embellished with colored geometrical patterns (triangles)
Measurements: 560 x 240 mm; cymbal 286 mm
Materials: wood, leather, metal
Performance practice: a component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Teresa Lewińska / Zbigniew J. Przerembski
Design (PDF)

Oberek; Kujawiak; The Piotr Figurski Band from Sanniki: Piotr Figurski (1914-1982), violin, Andrzej Kłys (b. 1916), drum; rec. Kazimierz 1978; Sources of Polish Folk Music (Płock Mazovia)

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