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date: 13 November 2019

Daunḍe [davunde]locked

  • Natalie M. Webber

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[davunde]

Double-headed hourglass drum of Sri Lanka. It is somewhat similar to the uḍākki, but longer and without the snare. Sliding leather thongs, used for tuning, encircle the tensioning braces. The drum is slung from the left shoulder so that it hangs vertically and it is played with a stick and the flat of one hand, on the upper head only. The ...

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