Bells and percussion instruments in magical and religious rites Cover Image

Дзвони і шумові інструменти в магічних та релігійних обрядах
Bells and percussion instruments in magical and religious rites

Author(s): Valentina V. Petryk
Subject(s): Customs / Folklore, Music, Sociology of Religion
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: bells; gongs; brass cymbals; drums; cymbals; metal tambourine; perfume demons;

Summary/Abstract: This article discusses the wide dissemination and use of bells and percussion instruments in the magical and religious rites. People's faith in the unusual strength of the metal bells and percussion instruments can drive out evil spirits.

  • Issue Year: 1/2012
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 104-108
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Ukrainian