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Museum of Music History Musical Instruments Collection [H 77.11.1.]


Balafon ( CC BY-NC-SA)
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A balafon egy Nyugat-Afrikában elterjedt keretes xilofon típus, amelynek jellegzetessége, hogy a hangzó lapok alá, a hangerő növelése céljából, tökrezonátorok vannak erősítve. Két kaucsuk borítású faütővel szólaltatták meg.


Hossz: 102 cm; Szélesség: 40 cm; Magasság: 22 cm;

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Object from: Museum of Music History

- Since its foundation in 1969, the Institute of Music of the Hungarian Academy of Arts and Sciences has been collecting objects related to the ...

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[Last update: 2019/07/24]

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