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date: 15 November 2019

Chihumurizolocked

  • Ferdinand J. de Hen

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Single-headed conical drum of the Tuutsi people of Rwanda. The struck head is laced to another skin that covers the closed end of the drum. The chihumurizo is the largest and lowest-pitched in a set of 15 drums; others include the ishako (ishaakwe, ‘high pitched one’), nterero (the second smallest), ...

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