A Batá drum is a double-headed drum shaped like an hourglass with one cone larger than the other. The percussion instrument is used primarily for the use of religious or semi-religious purposes among the Yoruba, whose traditions have carried over into the diaspora (Cuba, Puerto Rico, the United States).
Sarangi. Date: ca. 1900 Geography: India Medium: Wood, ivory, parchment, metal. A beautiful full sound and a close proximity to the melodic flexibility of the human voice make the sarangi the most important bowed instrument of classical Hindustani music of northern India and Pakistan.