one of a pair of attached small drums, each tuned to a different pitch, played by striking with the hands.
Two connected single-headed small drums that are played with the hands while held between the knees. The bongo was developed in Eastern Cuba from African predecessors.
A pair of small Afro-Cuban drums, conical or cylindrical shaped, which are permanently attached to one another. One of the drums is larger than the other and tuned at a lower pitch than its partner. Bongos are held between the knees and are played by striking the head of the drums with the finger tips, flatted finger, butt of the hand, or palms.
a small drum; played with the hands
A pair of small drums of differing pitches, held between the legs and struck with both hands, of Afro-Cuban origin.
( bawn goh) is the name of a dance in parts of the Caribbean. It is also the name of a set of single headed Cuban drums approximately six and eight inches in diameter and six inches tall which are attached to each other. They are usually held between the knees while seated and are played with a combination of finger and hand techniques. Bongos have been used in many forms of American and other music.
Small double drum held on the musician's lap.