Bulbous gourd wind chamber with long neck. Dyed black. Three bamboo pipes pierce gourd top & continue to finger holes on bottom.;This instrument complements the Museum's already significant collection of ethnographic instruments. I t may be used in the permanent exhibition, 'Collecting A-Z: M is for Musical Instruments.;Collected by the Musee de la Civilisation
1980 – 2000
Painted, Gourd, Bamboo
Gift Of Quebec, Canada The Musee De La Civilisation
Museum School - Gourds as Musical Instruments
(2015)This music lesson will give students a true understanding of how gourds can be used as natural rattles, scrapers, resonators, or wind instruments. It is a hands-on experience and a true encounter with instruments from around the world made from natural materials.
Musee de la Civilisation