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Definition: west African harp lute, popular in Gambia and Senegal. It has a skin stretched across a large gourd, a wooden neck and gut or nylon fishwire strings stretched across a tall bridge. Played somewhat like a harp.
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Vignoles 16inch Irish Bodhran, Deep Tuneable, 6inch deep, single strut, taped edges, dark stained wood

Vignoles 16inch Irish Bodhran, Deep


Tuneable, 6inch deep, single strut, taped edges, dark stained wood

Item ID: GX16037   Model No: DRT   
    Product Features
  • Tuneable, 6inch deep, dark stained wood
  • Single strut, taped edges
  • Good quality Irish goat skin head
    Product Specifications
  • Vignoles Bodhrans are internationally renowned for quality and tone. Each drum is handcrafted in Galway by Michael & Paul Vignoles Jr.
  • Made in: Republic of Ireland
  • Model Number: DRT
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Bodhrán Information


The Bodhran (or more accurately Bodhrán) is the traditional Irish Drum. Made from a round wooden frame, with an animal skin stretched over it. The bodhrán (pronounced bow-rahn) is the heartbeat of Irish traditional music, and is a hugely popular choice with our customers. Capable of surprisingly complicated rhythms, when played well it can really lift the music. You don't need to be able to read music to play; get yourself a Bodhrán and you will soon be able to join in with the music.
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Advice on Choosing Bodhrans


All our Bodhráns are good value for money, and they come with a full guarantee - that’s why we’ve sold many thousands of them! However, all Bodhrán skins should be treated with dubbin or oiled regularly so as to avoid difficulties with changes in the weather. This process also gives a new drum the softer sound most players look for. All Bodhráns come complete with beater.

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Vignoles
Vignoles: Michael Vignoles makes great playing, stout drums in Ireland, with good quality Irish made goat skins in his West of Ireland workshops. He also makes flutes and pipes.   View all Vignoles Bodhrans   View all Vignoles Products