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April 11, 2009


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Jussi Jalonen

Unless I'm mistaken, the musicological description would be "scraped idiophone".

I take it that it's simply the size of the instrument that was new to you, because crank-operated ratchets are pretty common everywhere in the World.

As for where its use in religious festivals comes from... well, you probably know about the Purim-ratchets.


J. J.

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