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Your browser does not support the audio element. The heads are composite hide—one of ox and one of monkey—that are stretched over cane hoops, slightly larger in diameter than the ends of the shell, and secured with braided cowhide see detail photo. Description The drum’s shell is lathed from asala wood and given a relatively minor central flare, just 2. The decorations on this instrument appear to all have been done on the lathe and are bilaterally symmetrical. There is very little other data from which to ascertain with any accuracy the arrival of the gata bera in Sri Lanka. So important is the gata bera to the Sinhalese majority of Sri Lanka that they attribute its invention to the Hindu god Brahma and see it as symbolizing a well-ordered universe–the two heads represent the sun and the moon, the flare at the center of the shell the earth Webber.

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The head made from ox hide produces a more muted tone than the one made from a monkey’s stomach, on which is produced a particularly distinctive timbre with a buzzing quality audio clip.

Your browser does not support the audio element. This practice is reported by some as utilizing the entire repertoire for the gata bera. While the form of a double-conical drum is present, it is unclear if this is a depiction of the activities of Yapahuwa inhabitants, kagul the iconography employed by artists who had magul bera sound imported from a much larger geographic area.

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Fine tuning is accomplished by hitting the hoops of the heads with a wooden wedge-shaped beater. University of Wisconsin Press. Your browser does not support the video element. The heads are then connected to one another over the length of the shell magul bera sound cowhide laces in a zigzag pattern indirect soynd.

The gata bera is a double-headed membranophone from Sri Lanka.

So important is the gata bera to the Sinhalese majority of Sri Lanka that they attribute its invention to the Hindu god Brahma and see it as symbolizing a magul bera sound universe–the two heads represent the sun and the moon, the flare at the center of the shell the earth Webber.

Its primary contexts of usage are: The drum’s shell is lathed from asala wood and given a relatively minor central flare, just 2. Bibliographic Citations Reed, Susan.

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This fortress soynd only occupied for a short time at the end of the 13 th century. There is very little other data from which to ascertain with any accuracy magul bera sound arrival of the gata bera in Sri Lanka. Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka.

Kandyan dance, which is accompanied by the gata bera and has become somewhat magil an icon of Sinhalese Sri Lankan national identity, is widely taught in Sri Lankan public and private schools and universities, and perpetuated and developed at private dance schools.

The latter are sometimes run by members of a specific, low caste called the Berava, to whom in times past the performance of the gata bera was restricted. Dance and the Nation: At daily prayer times in Buddhist temples the gata bera can be played solo as a sound offering called magul-bera see video 1. The heads are composite hide—one of ox and one of monkey—that are stretched over cane hoops, magul bera sound larger in diameter than the ends of the shell, and secured with braided cowhide see detail photo.

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As part of the kohomba kankariya, drummers compete in opposing teams to outdo one another, as well as the dancers, in demonstrating their skill.

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A cowhide loop protrudes from each head, connected to each other via a cotton rope strap. One end of this gata bera has a removable hide cover tied to a cord. Description The drum’s shell is lathed from asala wood and given a relatively minor central flare, just 2. The second video clip shows a group of Magul bera sound drummers and dancers participating in a temple festival. The decorations on this instrument appear to all have been done on the lathe and are bilaterally symmetrical.