drumhead

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drumhead

1. Music the part of a drum that is actually struck with a stick or the hand
2. the head of a capstan, pierced with holes for the capstan bars
3. another name for eardrum
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Artefacts include a drumskin signed by Ringo Starr, "To Liverpool 2008 Peace and Love, Ringo" taken from the opening ceremony, a poster for La Machine, signed by the production company, backstage passes from the MTV awards and a brooch designed by Maggie Lingard for Boodles, titled The Children of Liverpool.
The bass drumskin, used on the front cover of The Beatles' 1967 album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, is among items expected to attract fierce bidding.
He once arranged the sale of the drumskin featured on the cover of the Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album for EUR80,000.
After we talk, I walk through the exhibits, including some abstract landscapes by Yaqui artist Mario Martinez and eerie transformation masks on hand-stretched drumskins by Alaskan artist Da-ka-xeen Mehner.
While the rest of Martin Wall's admirable orchestra was pretty fully occupied, Ian was to be observed offering just the occasional tentative tap on his drumskins and never anything remotely resembling a flourish.