Membranophone

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Membranophone Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretch across each end

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  • a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Membranophone'


  • Membranophone: A membranophone is any musical instrument which produces sound primarily by way of a vibrating stretched membrane. It is one of the four main divisions
  • List of membranophones by Hornbostel–Sachs number: The Hornbostel-Sachs system of musical instrument classification groups all instruments in which sound is produced primarily through a vibrating membrane

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