Now if only Stevie Wonder could see this.
Bodhrans were used at least as early as 1603. There is evidence of them being a part of the Irish rebellion of the same year. Many scholars believe the bodhran was created from an older Irish war drum.
Ireland remains where the bodhran is most often seen. It is also used in Celtic music in Newfoundland, Scotland and the surrounding areas.
There size is a diameter of anywhere between 25 and 65 centimeters. The majority of bodhrans are between 35 and 45 centimeters wide and are between 9 and 20 centimeters deep.
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