- Margaret J. Kartomi
- , revised by Andrew C. McGraw
Single-headed drum of Bali, Indonesia. The bowl-shaped body, open at both ends and about 30 cm deep, is hollowed out of the bulging base of a coconut palm. The goatskin head, about 50 cm in diameter, is laced by leather straps to a rattan or metal ring at the bottom of the body. Several wooden wedges are inserted between the ring and the body to add tension to the head. A pair of ...