Barrel

Barrel Drums are a class of membranophone or drum, that is characterized by a barrel shape with a bulge in the middle. They are often one-headed and open at the bottom. Examples include the Vietnamese trong chau and the bendre of the Mossi of Burkina Faso. Barrel drum is played horizontally.

  • Buk – Korea
  • Dhak – India
  • Dhol – India
  • Dholak – North India, Pakistan and Nepal
  • Glong khaek – Thailand
  • Glong songna – Thailand
  • Glong thad – Thailand
  • Kabaro – Ethiopia
  • Kendhang – Indonesia
  • Khol – India
  • Mridangam – South India
  • Pakhawaj – North India
  • Sampho – Cambodia
  • Tanbou – Haiti
  • Tanggu – China
  • Taphon – Thailand

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