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date: 22 November 2019

Gandhama [gan-dama]locked

  • John Okell

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[gan-dama]

Double-headed barrel drum of Myanmar. About 40 cm long, with heads measuring about 18 and 15 cm in diameter, it rests on a low horizontal trestle and occasionally is used in the si-daw ensemble. It might resemble the obscure kpen ‘n ‘ok horizontal barrel drum of the Mon people of Myanmar and Thailand....

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