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hand drum

n.
Any of various drums played with the hands instead of a stick or other implement, usually having a single head.
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One of the noted Native artists being honored, Ahmoo Angeconeb, took out his hand drum and began to sing.
It is the story of Dancing Raven, a young man born "with a hand drum for a heart and the song of the Meadow Lark as his Spirit Guardian.
All but two songs on this recording are accompanied by a hand drum.
He is the first person in the world to perform more than 500 hours in Solo Concert, and has world records in two categories - Hand drum marathon & Longest Solo Concert of 501 hours.
On the song immediately preceding the title track, Soutak, a song entitled Aradana', Brahim demonstrates her mastery of the tabal, the traditional Saharawi hand drum with which she accompanies her majestic voice in one of the sparsest, yet vivid, of the nine self-penned songs presented here.
by Young Spirit gathers Cree Round Dance songs directly from the 2013 gathering of Alberta Cree peoples, featuring the very best Northern Drum and Hand Drum singers.
Atabaque: A large Afro-Brazilian hand drum, traditionally made of Jacaranda wood and calfskin, that's often used by instructors to establish rhythms and lead songs.
a Nez Perce elder and the great-great-grandson of Chief Joseph, struck a hand drum as his voice resonated through the Cottage Grove Public Library on Saturday.
Probably the best known outside of Africa is the djembe - a goblet-shaped hand drum from West Africa which has inspired something of a craze in African drumming classes.
The seminal moment for me came as I was leading the parade of Nations into that gathering room on Sunday morning, drumming on my mother's traditional hand drum, and dressed in my indigenous regalia.
Other nominees are: Conrad Bigknife of Kronau for Full Circle (Best Folk / Acoustic CD), Big River Cree of Saskatoon for Stand by Me (Best Hand Drum CD), and Young Confederation of Saskatoon for Love Medicine (Hand Drum Harmony).