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On some nights, the Irulas bring out their traditional instruments. A small fire is lit to heat up the membranes made of sheep skin and monitor lizard skin, that make up the sides of the percussion instrument. When warmed up in fire, the drum sounds better. This instrument can be played by two people at the same time.
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On some nights, the Irulas bring out their traditional instruments. A small fire is lit to heat up the membranes made of sheep skin and monitor lizard skin, that make up the sides of the percussion instrument. When warmed up in fire, the drum sounds better. This instrument can be played by two people at the same time.