The inside of taiko drums is hollowed out. This is a crucial part of the process which will affect the sound. The wood taken from the centre will be used to make a smaller drum, so many large and small drums are created from a single tree.


  • Title: Inside of a drum, Traditional Drums from Tottori
  • Location Created: Ohe Drum Shop
  • Subject Keywords: Tottori Prefecture, drum, Taiko
  • Type: Musical instrument
  • External Link: Tori net

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