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|Collection:||Ethnography - North America|
Tambourines can be found throughout churches in Jamaica. Members of the church congregation to accompany songs. Skilful players can make the tambourine sound like a drum. It is a pulsating sound that is created by the user hold the tambourine in one hand and beat it against the free hand with plenty of passion.
|Collected through Heritage Lottery Fund funded fieldwork; from the Mt Sinai Sacred Heart Zion Church of God, 2005.|
|Place of Origin:||St. Thomas, Jamaica|