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China(Sinkiang-Uighur Aut. Region)=Uighur
frame: wooden frame with 21 iron rings inside the frame; Th. 4.0cm
membrane: sheep skin, Dm. 30.0cm

A tambourine made of a sheep hide stretched over a shallow frame. The hide is glued onto the frame. The player supports the instrument by the rim with both hands from below and strikes the membrane with his fingers. Often used in accompanying folk dance and folk song. Also called daira.

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