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Tabla Baladi/Tupan/Davul (Middle Eastern Bass Drum) 20"

  • $ 12500

This 20" x 15" Bolt Tuned Tupan is a large two-headed drum that is played with included mallets. It has many names depending on the country and region. Other names for the Tupan are Daouli, Davul, Dawul, and Tabl Baladi.

The drum hangs from around the player's neck, sideways, on an included strap. The left and right heads are struck with two different sticks, the dominant hand holds the thicker stick. In this way the two sticks produce rhythmic patters of different pitches. These drums are commonly used in the folk music at auspicious occasions like weddings. This drum weighs 7.8 pounds.