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  • n. Plural form of bodhran.


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  • Haven't seen any celestial box players, or any saints or angels with tin whistles or bodhrans.

    Christmas is coming. . . . .

  • "There's now a 20-fold increase in people wanting old bodhrans repaired," he says. - Home Page

  • Based in the fishing village of Roundstone in County Galway, Kearns makes bodhrans the old fashioned way - a skin stretched over a birch frame. - Home Page

  • Kearns opts for goatskin, although other animals have been known to end up as bodhrans. - Home Page

  • "Together they blend their voices with harmony and support their collection of songs with such varied instruments as the mandocello, octave mandolin and the 'genuine Irish' bodhrans they bought from the Cuban guy in a Texas hotel room," the Concert Association wrote in a news release. stories

  • When I was in Scotland years back, playing in sessions, often times you could count the total number of stringed instruments, all combined, add the number of woodwinds, and that would equal the number of bodhrans.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • During the show, they use as many as a dozen different instruments, including banjos and bouzoukis, guitars and bodhrans, and traditional tin whistles.

    Payson Roundup stories

  • He brought Protestant flute bands to Monaghan, where they found huge commonalities between their music of bagpipes and Lambeg drums and the uilleann pipes and bodhrans of Irish traditional music.

    Slugger O'Toole


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