Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 05 December 2019

Ghumaṭlocked

  • Jonathan Katz

Extract

Indian pot drum. It is made from an earthenware pot with monitor lizard skin tied with string over the rim of the circular neck opening; the diameter of the head is about 20 cm. A smaller opening left uncovered at the base is manipulated to change the tone. The drum is laid on the lap, suspended from the player’s neck, or tied to the waist and struck with the hands and fingers to accompany folksong and dance in Goa, west India. Often two or more ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Please subscribe to access the full content.