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Maramures village band

Moldavian village band

Drummer for the "Capra" custom, Moldavia

Medium sized drums with two skins and a cymbal mounted on the top are sometimes used to accompany dances in Moldavia, Maramures and Bihor. They are generally struck with a wooden mallet on one skin and with a thinner stick on the rim or cymbal.

 

 

 

References

Alexandru, T (1980), Romanian folk music, Musical publishing house, Bucharest

 

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