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Classification Membranophone
DevelopedDuring slavery in Mauritius 17th century

The ravanne is a large tambourine-like instrument used in sega music of Mauritius.[1] It is made out of goat skin and before playing, it needs to be heated up.[2]


  1. ^ Peter Manuel (1988). Popular Musics of the Non-Western World: An Introductory Survey. Oxford University Press. pp. 112–. ISBN 978-0-19-506334-9.
  2. ^ Jacques K. Lee (1990). Sega: The Mauritian Folk Dance. Nautilus. p. 38. ISBN 978-0-9511296-1-6.