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banjira Delhi Style Nut and Bolt Dholak

Availability: 3 In Stock
Product Code: DHNBD
Two-headed wooden dholak drum that is shaped like a barrel with a tenor and bass head. Drum is held horizontally and played on both sides. Heads are held in place and tuned by nuts and bolts. Nuts can be tuned with a standard wrench, included.
In India, these extremely popular percussion instruments are commonly used in folk music and during marriage ceremonies. Made in New Delhi by skilled craftsmen.
Please Note: These drums are handmade and each one is unique so the drums and drum heads will vary in size.
Item Specifications:
Item Dimensions: 17.5" L x 10" H x 10" W.
Playing Surface: Tenor: 6.5" and Bass: 8.25".
Body: Stained wooden shell with linear etching and a metal handle.
Heads: Drum heads are made from goatskin. The dholak's higher-pitched tenor head is a simple membrane, while the bass head, usually played with the left hand, has a load inside that is a mixture of tar, clay and sand (dholak masala) which lowers the pitch and provides a well-defined tone. Both heads are tucked in a wooden hoop.
Tuning: 8 nuts and bolts.
Accessories: Tuning wrench.

Product Specifications:
  • Brand: banjira
  • Product Type:¬†Dholaks
  • Item Weight: 8.5 lbs.
  • Item Length: 17.5 Inches
  • Item Width:¬†10 Inches
  • Item Height: 10 Inches
  • UPC Code: 844731050053
  • Origin: India
  • Shipping¬†Specifications:
  • Ship Weight: 14 lbs.
  • Ship Length: 24 Inches
  • Ship Height: 12 Inches
  • Ship Width: 12 Inches
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