Tam-tam.

Instrument

Tamtam

Instrument Family

Percussion

Place Made

Asia; China

Date Made

Circa 1930

Description

Repair History: The instrument suffered slight damage in transit, and was partially repaired by James Blades.

Other Information

General usage of type: orchestral. Specific usage history: One of a batch of three imported from China by the Premier Drum Company in 1934. Purchased by James Blades and used by him as an orchestral tam-tam and in his lecture-recitals.

Notes

r.parks, aug-sep 1998; a.myers; c.overton, 11.7.98.

Measurements

diameter 755-760; depth c25 at edge.

Provenance

Gift of J. Blades, 1989.

Collection

MIMEd; Blades Collection

Accession Number

2889

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