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Scabellum (Lat.; Gk., usually plural, kroupezai or kroupala)locked

  • James W. McKinnon
  •  and Robert Anderson

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Ancient percussion instrument consisting of foot-activated clappers (it is classified as an idiophone). It took the form of a sandal with a thick wooden sole hinged to a similarly shaped block of wood on the ground. To each of the wooden parts hollowed clappers of varying materials were attached....

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