Chang'gu - Korean Hourglass Drum
The janggu (or janggo; also spelled changgo) or sometimes called seyogo (slim waist drum) is the most widely used drum used in the traditional music of Korea. It is available in most kinds, and consists of an hourglass-shaped body with two heads made from animal skin. The two heads produce sounds of different pitch and timbre, which when played together are believed to represent the harmony of man and woman.
This is a Professional quality Janggu in the size 1.7 51cm in length and 43.5cm in drum skin diameter (20 x 17 inches). Professional Janggu is made of Korean paulownia barrel and goat skin. It comes with a leather case, bamboo drum stick and drum mallet.
About Janggu Sizes:
1.3 39cm x 36cm Smallest size janggu. It's for elementary school kids to start learning
1.4 42cm x 37cm This size is good for bigger kids or small size adults who hold the drum with shoulder strap and dance while playing
1.5 45cm x 39cm This size is good for smaller size adults or general adults who hold the drum with shoulder strap and dance while playing
1.6 48cm x 42cm This size is good for general adults to play while sitting on the floor
1.7 51cm x 43.5cm This is a large size for bigger adults to play while sitting on the floor or played on a stand
1.8 54cm x 45cm This is the largest size janggu. It's usually played on a stand in the court music.