- Jonathan Katz
Drone chordophone or plucked drum of Maharashtra, west India. The single gut string is fastened at the underside of a parchment membrane stretched over the open lower end of a cylindrical wooden resonator; passing up through the resonator, the string is tied at its upper end to a wooden stick attached vertically along one side of the resonator. The string can be tuned by moving its upper end further up the stick. The ...