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191 adufe

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frame: wooden frame; Th. 5.5cm
memberanes: animal skin, Dm. 29.4cm on each side

The heads of the drum are glued and nailed to the frame. Shards of metal or nuts are inserted into the body and the instrument is struck with the hands or is shaken. Used in folk music. The name adufe derives from the Arabic word duff.

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