211.11 Separate vessel drums

Tabla and duggi. Pair of tabla kettledrums. With padded rings supporting the bowls of each instrument. The spun aluminium bowl of the bass, duggi drum is ordered from Meerut, and the wooden bowl of the tabla treble drum is also made in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The heads are applied by the drum makers of the Lal Chand Music House in Phagwara Gate, in the city of Jalandhar, Punjab.

The tabl� is played in classical Hindustani music, in qawwali singing and in the music of the Gudwaras (Sikh temples) in Punjab. The instruments are placed on the padded rings; the right hand hits the tabl� and the left the duggī.

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