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date: 16 November 2019

Byàwlocked

  • John Okell

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Double-headed barrel drum of Myanmar. It is 60 to 70 cm long, with cowhide heads 40 cm in diameter, laced together and beaten with a pair of stout sticks. The byàw is associated particularly with ceremonies for happy events such as a son entering the monkhood as a novice. A typical ...

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