Xiaogu (pinyin: xiǎo gǔ) is a musical instrument of the Zhuang, Dong, Yi, Tujia and other ethnic groups. Popular in Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan, Hubei, Hunan and other provinces. Snare drums are mostly used in the folk, and are used during Chinese New Year. It is basically the same as the big drum, except that the drum skin is made of sheepskin, and the side that does not strike is stretched with multiple strings; the drum drum uses two hardwood drums, and the drum head is smaller and does not contain any foreign objects.


  • Pinyin:xiǎo gǔ
  • popular area:Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan, Hubei, Hunan and other provinces
  • nationality:Zhuang, Dong, Yi, Tujia
  • type:slamming membrane musical instrument
  • Zhuyin:ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄍㄨˇ
In ancient times, the drum was revered as a musical instrument that reached the sky, mainly as a sacrificial instrument; in hunting and expedition activities, the drum was widely used.
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On June 18, the 2022 Xianfeng County Cultural and Natural Heritage Day and the Cultural and Ecological Protection Experimental Zone construction achievements publicity and display activities were held in the Tangya Tusi City Site Scenic Spot.
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Getiaogang Township, Changli County, while actively developing beautiful villages, also strives to do a good job in cultural construction, and organizes cultural talents to carry out various forms of cultural and entertainment activities in the spare time after dinner to enrich the spiritual and cultural life of the masses.
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Bai folk instrumental music mainly includes sanxian music, suona wind and percussion music, cave scripture music, etc. In addition, there are also ancient music and tunes played by bamboo flute, mouth spring, wood leaf and so on.
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Rolling, also known as drum drum, is a method of flicking the drum surface with a drum stick, so that the elasticity of the drum surface drives the drum stick to emit a continuous vibration sound in a short period of time, and its special sound comes from the snapping strings (please Refer to the snare above).
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The snare drum is a double-faced musical instrument with no fixed pitch. The playing method of the snare drum is basically the same as that of the bass drum. The timbre is clear, bright, and accompanied by a rustling sound, which is unique.
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