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Dhum Dhum Dhol Baje! Dangi Percussion Instruments

Mâdal

A Mâdal is a large drum made using processed wood from Beo or teak trees. This wood is hollowed out and specially-treated leather is attached to both sides, which have equivalent diameters. The Mâdal is characterized by its distinct and dominating sound.


Sambal

Sambal are a set of two, differently-sized, wooden Dangi drums that are attached together. One drum has a higher pitch than the other. This instrument is played with two unique wooden sticks, one of which is straight and one curled at the end.


Dhaka | Dhak

Dhaka is a tribal drum-like instrument that is tied to the leg as its played. It's mainly used during the Devkare ritual.



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