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Repair and Restoration, Traditional Drums from Tottori

Tottori Prefectural Government

Tottori Prefectural Government

A taiko-maker’s role is not just producing new drums. Most of the work currently involves repairing broken or out-of-condition instruments. Artisans can also adjust a drum to achieve a particular kind of sound. The very important job of taking the taiko drum, a historical treasure of its region, into the future: this also presents a tremendous opportunity to learn the skills of ancient craftsmen.

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  • Title: Repair and Restoration, 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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