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Xylophone from the town of Bukuru in Nigeria. The instrument is made of drilled pine wood and cow horns attached with beeswax and spider web, and its carrying strap is made of an old zipper.

Pine wood, cow horns, beeswax, and spider webs. From any angle, can you guess what this is used for? We'll post the answer later this afternoon. We're excited about this one.

Bamboo xylophone (or) Pattalar, language known in Myanmar as a soundboard beneath an ancient musical instrument, with seven keys out, you can produce unique rhythms and sounds of the ear. Later, ten keys have been added and today, is used 24 keys. Pattalar means musical instrument that can be played by the escalation of the…

Myanmar Traditional Xylophone

Lacquered Wood & Bamboo Xylophone (Pattala) & Two Strikers Burma first half of century

Another direct ancestor of the ancient Egyptian lute still surviving in Africa, is called the "Ngoni", & it still can be heard today in Malia

Learned about this in social studies class. It's like an African ukulele.

Idiophone: Bird of Prophecy (ahianmwen-oro)  Date:     16th–19th century Geography:     Nigeria, Court of Benin Culture:     Edo peoples Medium:     Brass, iron Dimensions:     Height 8 in. Classification:     Metal-Musical Instruments Metropolitan

Idiophone: Bird of Prophecy (ahianmwen-oro) Date: century Geography: Nigeria, Court of Benin Culture: Edo peoples Medium: Brass, iron Dimensions: Height 8 in.

Pakhawaj. The pakhawaj is an Indian barrel-shaped, two-headed drum, a variant and descendant of the mridang. It is the standard percussion instrument in the dhrupad style and is widely used as an accompaniment for various forms of music and dance performances. The pakhawaj has a low, mellow tone, very rich in harmonics. Set horizontally on a cushion in front of the drummer's crossed leg, the larger bass-skin is played with the left hand, the treble skin by the right hand.

Pakhawaj. The pakhawaj is an Indian barrel-shaped, two-headed drum, a variant and descendant of the mridang. It is the standard percussion instrument in the dhrupad style and is widely used as an accompaniment for various forms of music and dance performances. The pakhawaj has a low, mellow tone, very rich in harmonics. Set horizontally on a cushion in front of the drummer's crossed leg, the larger bass-skin is played with the left hand, the treble skin by the right hand.

Idiophone: Bird of Prophecy (ahianmwen-oro)  Date:     16th century Geography:     Nigeria, Court of Benin Culture:     Edo peoples Medium:     Bronze Dimensions:     H. 14 in. (35.6 cm) Classification:     Metal-Musical Instruments METROPOLITAN MUSEUM

Idiophone: Bird of Prophecy (ahianmwen-oro) Date: century Geography: Nigeria, Court of Benin Culture: Edo peoples Medium: Bronze Dimensions: H.

Edward Light Dital Harp: Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Dital harp, England, U. In this harp lute design, the instrument is held somewhat like a guitar and the stops are worked by the player’s thumb, as distinguished from stops worked by the feet in a full-size concert harp

DIY xylophone homemade instruments

HOMEMADE INSTRUMENTS FOR KIDS: DIY XYLOPHONE

Caterpillar + Music is awesome for child development. Try this DIY xylophone homemade instrument for kids!

Front view of NMM 7063.  Cornopean by John Koehler, London, ca. 1843.

Cornopean with Disc valves - National Music Museum, Vermillion, South Dakota, on the campus of the University of South Dakota.

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