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Būkaslocked

  • Arvydas Karaška

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Friction drum of Lithuania. It is made from a keg with one end covered by a stretched goatskin with a small hole in the centre. A hank of horsehair is secured through the hole. The player moistens the horsehair with water and strokes it with the palms of his hands, thus exciting the skin membrane. The muted sound produced is reminiscent of the bellowing of an ox; when the horsehair is stroked upwards from the skin, the pitch descends in a ...

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