Idakka

Name: Idakka.
Type: Hourglass Drum > Membranophone.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#:
Country: Kerala, India.
Region: South Asia.

Description: The Idakka is a variable tension hourglass shaped double-sided drum that is found in Kerala, South Western India. Having a slightly waisted profile in the middle of the instrument.

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Citations: New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments by Stanley Sadie, Pg 278. K.S. Kothari: Indian Folk Musical Instruments (New Delhi , 1968) ras, x1viii 1977, Pg 164.