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Beaters: xylophone, with jingles; pair.

Technical description: Wooden heads in 'top-hat' shape with jingle on upper surface of each; shafts of a different kind of wood. Probably home-made utilising shafts from other beaters.A typical percussionist's improvisation to give two effects at the same time: present-day examples exist of different combinations of effects and sticks. Total mass 42g; head mass 39g (93%).

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    probably mid 20th century
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:lengths 300.