boobam (arrangement of bamboo tube-drums)

~ Percussion instrument

Description

Pipes of bamboo with goat or calfskin membranes, the pitches depend largely on tube-lenght, it is the ancestor to the octoban. Modern variants are usually made of wood, plastic or metal with plastic membranes.

Annotation

Hornbostel–Sachs classification 211.211.1
(Open ended cylindrical drum)

Annotation last modified on 2017-09-09 15:17 .

Relationships

derivations: octoban (racked 4 or 8 tom-toms)
type of: membranophone (generic drums of any kind)
Wikidata: Q748760 [info]