Stearns Collection Item Detail

goblet drum and beaters

Name of Instrument: goblet drum and beaters

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Stearns Catalog #: 2634

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Instrument Category: Membranophone

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Location: MEM H 2

Description: This Goblet Drum with five metal beaters and one wooden beater was given to the Stearns Collection by Leo Sarkisian. Leo Sarkisian is Voice of America (VOA) Broadcaster and Writer in Washington, D.C. and former Director for Ethnic Recordings, Tempo International, Hollywood, CA. In Africa, Leo is known as VOA's Music Man.

The Leo Sarkisian Collection