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date: 14 November 2019


  • David W. Hughes


A general term for drum in Okinawa, Japan, corresponding to the Japanese Taiko . It usually designates two shallow-bodied barrel drums used in tandem: the ufudēku, a drum with tacked heads (see Hiradaiko ), placed vertically at the player’s left; and the kudēku, a drum with lapped heads of the ...

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