Tag: unique musical instruments

What’s That Sound: ektara

by Beth Dolinar, writer and LUMOS! contributor We’re all familiar with the home-rigged telephone: a pair of tin cans connected by a string long enough to span the space between two buildings. Who knows how much conversation ever took place …

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What’s That Sound? The Pepa

by Beth Dolinar, Luminari Coordinator It’s not easy to find a pepa horn in India these days, and it’s even harder to find a young person to play it. The pepa is a hornpipe with roots in the Assam region …

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