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bodhrán

Line breaks: bodh|rán
Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊrɑːn
 
, baʊˈrɑːn
 
/

Definition of bodhrán in English:

noun

A shallow one-sided Irish drum typically played using a short stick with knobbed ends.
Example sentences
  • Along with a large range of CDs, books and videos for learners, there are fiddles, concertinas, flutes, banjos, whistles and bodhráns, those remarkable traditional Irish single-sided drums, for practitioners.
  • Whistles, bodhráns, pagan drums, uilleann pipes and fiddles - each with their distinctive Celtic timbres - blend effortlessly with 20th century guitar, sax and keyboards, as well as assorted ethnic instruments.
  • She's accompanied here by some cracking musicians, including Cunningham himself on piano, cittern and whistles, with Ed Boyd's deft guitar and the bodhrán of Mark Maguire.

Origin

Irish.

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