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Braulocked

  • Claudie Marcel-Dubois

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Indirect friction drum, from Rouergue and the south of France. It is sounded by rubbing a cord that passes through the head. The body of the drum is of earthenware or, less commonly, wood. The cord can be rubbed internally or externally. Its sound symbolizes the roaring of bulls (hence the name) and is used to accompany rituals, especially the charivari....

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