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A tsuri-daiko on display at the Museu de la Música de Barcelona

The tsuri-daiko (kanji: 釣り太鼓; also called gaku-daiko (kanji: 楽太鼓)) is a large Japanese hanging drum. It is played with two mallets on one side only. It is used primarily in bugaku orchestra.[1]



  1. ^ Blades, J. Percussion Instruments and Their History. Bold Strummer Ltd 1970 ISBN 978-0933224612