211.311-6 Single-skin frame drum, with membrane glued to the drum

Doira, frame drum. Cow-skin head. Acacia wood frame inlaid with strips of brass. Numerous jingling rings are suspended from the frame. Made by Abdu Sattar Moidunov, (b. 1924) Andijon, 1999.

The doira is often played alone to accompany women's singing and dancing in Uzbekistan. It also features in many ensembles of Uzbek musical instruments.

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