Plosive

Plosive musical instruments are those instruments that are categories by the use of flowing air in the idiophone to produce the sound. Such instruments are found in the continent Africa. Notably the Udu of the Yoruba people and the Kimkim played by the neighbouring Igbo people. Such a musical instrument does differ in that a membrane is lacking. The one characteristic shared by the two musical instruments is that both “plosive drums” and “pot drum” are made by same material, notably ceramic is used to make the vessel. Otherwise this instrument would be classified as a “Pot Drum” which includes the South Indian Ghatam, or the Bummadiya of the Sinhalese people in Sri Lanka.

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