Dundun drum 50 cm (Kenkeni)
Dundun drum 50 cm (Kenkeni)
Dundun drum 50 cm (Kenkeni)
Dundun drum 50 cm (Kenkeni)
Dundun drum 50 cm (Kenkeni)
Dundun drum 50 cm (Kenkeni)

Dundun drum 50 cm (Kenkeni)

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256.00 €
Ex Tax: 211.57 €

Description

ABOUT THE INSTRUMENT

This Kenkeni, featuring a natural skin and a tunable design, belongs to a set of traditional West African drums named "Dundun," "Dunun," or "Dun dun." It is a double-sided, cylindrical, bass drum made from bamboo wood. This type of percussion holds traditional significance especially among the Mande peoples in countries such as Mali, Guinea, and the Ivory Coast.

  • Height: approx. 50 cm | 19,6"
  • Diameter: approx. 40 cm | 15,7" (playing surface)
  • Skin: natural
  • Weight: approx. 6,2 kg

Including wooden mallets.

INTERESTING FACTS

Dununs are typically part of a larger ensemble, which may include other types of drums, such as the djembe, and often accompany dance, singing, and ceremonies. The rhythmic patterns played on dununs are complex and can serve to communicate specific messages or stories, reflect natural phenomena, or accompany rituals and celebrations.



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