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date: 15 November 2019


  • Ferdinand J. de Hen


Open-ended conical drum of the Luba/Sanga people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The single head is pegged on and tuned with tuning paste. It is beaten by hand and is used for dance music, with the ditumba and mitumbwe drums.

BooneT, 59f J. Laurenty: ‘Les membranophones des Luba-Shankadi’, ...

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O. Boone: Les tambours du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi (Tervuren, 1951)