Membranophone
(mem-BRAHN-oe-fone)


[Eng.]


The name applied to any instrument that produces tones by means of vibrating a stretched membrane.


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SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLES:

Shankar: Bhimpalesi
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 3, Track 61
Traditional:South Indian. Thumri (Vina)
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 3, Track 60

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