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Membranophones - Instruments like drums

Staying in Tune - find out about traditional drumming instruments

Link to images, sound files and short narrations. Text is available in French and English.

"Staying in Tune offers you a chance to find out about traditional instruments and learn what connects them to the people who invented them. Young people between the ages of 15 and 20 from nine French-speaking countries came together to share their memories and knowledge about instruments they selected from their cities' museums. The family of membranophones covers instruments from which sound is produced mainly by the vibration of a stretched membrane, such as the drum."