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date: 14 November 2019

Shugulocked

  • Alan R. Thrasher

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Frame drum of the Han Chinese, found especially in North China. The shugu (‘book drum’) frame is of hardwood, about 22 to 30 cm in diameter and 7 or 8 cm deep. Both openings are covered with oxhide tacked around the perimeter. The drum is suspended on a three-legged bamboo trestle and struck with a slender bamboo beater. Pictured with small ensembles in drawings from the Song dynasty (...

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