slit drum (Hollow wooden idiophone)

~ Percussion instrument


Made of hollowed out wood or bamboo, it has incisions or slits as soundholes. Slit drums are among the most ancient and earliest instruments.


subtypes:kemanak (Banana shaped bronze slit-drum used in javanese gamelan)
pahū (Māori taonga pūoro large signalling drum)
wood block
wooden fish (wooden bell used in temples)
type of:percussion idiophone
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Wikidata:Q628428 [info]
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