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 Inventor Barry Hall, playing the didjibodhrán

The didjibodhrán is an original hybrid instrument. It's an Irish frame drum, called a bodhrán, that has a stretched goatskin head. The ceramic drum frame is also a circular didjeridu. When blowing into the didjibodhrán as a didjeridu, the drum head vibrates sympathetically, creating some eerie pseudo-reverberation effects.
Listen to a sample of the didjibodhrán
The didjibodhrán can also played with the fingers like a middle-eastern or African tar (frame drum) while blowing into it as a didjeridu, or just as a bodhrán in the traditional Irish style using a stick or your hand.

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