Taurus, just northwest of Orion, is a striking northern constellation with two of the largest star clusters we can see: Hyades as well as the Pleiades. From the time of the Chaldeans, a 5,000 years ago, this constellation has been seen as a bull.
The Taurom is a cylinder drum about 30 cm high and 110 mm or 125 mm in diameter. The name Taurom refers to the leather which was originally used as the beating skin. Currently, PVC cover sheet is used. This sheet is stretched by a nylon cord and aluminum tubes. The drumstick is made of fiberglass and has a length of about 25 cm. The Taurom is played with the strong hand. The support hand goes through the leather strap. A unique sound can be produced with the fingers of the left hand.
- The leather strap allows for easy handling of the Taurom and allows certain movements to be performed.Through a wing nut, the length is adjustable so that it can be customized
2. A sleeve tube is fronted for the drumstick. The outside of the sleeve tube has cross-holes along its entire length. Moving the stick over these at different speeds creates a rasping sound.
THE CYLINDRICAL DRUM IN OTHER CULTURES
The taurom can be used in several formulas: