Musical instruments of the Silk Road Jang-go

Jang-go is an hourglass-shaped drum with two leather heads that are struck with mallots. One side of the drum has a higher pitch than the other.
The instrument is used in samul nori traditional folk music, which was popularized by Korean farmers. Samul nori music typically features four different percussion instruments, each of which represents a force in nature. The jang-go symbolizes water or rain.

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