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156 sulibao

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body: wood; L.105.0cm
membrane: animal skin, Dm.11.0cm

A head is stretched over one side of a drum shell made by hollowing out a long piece of wood. The head is tied to the body by a piece of rattan and tightened. The player holds the instrument at an angle to the body and plays by striking. Played together with gongs and the like to form a sulibao ensemble.

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