Damphu (Tamang)

Name: damphu

Description: A frame drum popular among the Tamang. It is played in celebrations and performances. The membrane is goat and is pulled tight across the circular frame by 32 pegs. It is played with the hands or with a bamboo stick.

Materials: wood, goat skin

Ethnolinguistic Group: Tamang

Place: Kathmandu, Nepal

Date Collected: December 2017


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