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date: 13 November 2019

Rehn-gor [dāhn-gur]locked

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[dāhn-gur]

Large single-headed Frame drum used by the shamans of the Kham-Magar people, Nepal. An identical instrument, with a diametrical handle affixed to the wooden frame, is used by the Gurung and Thakali, who call it by the Tibetan term rnga, or phyed-rnga (‘half drum’). It is struck with a straight drumstick. (E. Watters: ‘Siberian Shamanistic Traditions among the Kham-Magars of Nepal’, ...

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