Keirōko [keiko, keirō]
- Henry Johnson
Double-headed barrel drum of Japan. The heads are nailed to the wooden body. It is usually about 15 to 21 cm long and 18 cm in diameter. Two rings are attached to opposite sides of the drum, through which a cord is tied and worn around the player’s neck so that the drum hangs upright; the upper head is struck with a single wooden beater. The ...