Folk Musical Instrument

Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India


Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India

Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India    Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India
Folk Musical instrument of Rajasthan, Punjab and Bengal. The Bhapang is a rare single stringed percussion instrument affectionately known as a'talking drum' It originates from the Mewati community in the Alwar district. It is known as a Chongar in Maharashtra, Apang in Gujarat and Tumba in the Punjab. The Bhapang emits a unique sound due to the gut string passing through a skin parchment. It has a varying pitch which requires rapid hand movements and dexterity for the innumerable slides, oscillations and grace notes that are necessary in producing a haunting melody. It is often played to accompany Bhajans - spiritual, devotional songs - and poetry. Positioned under the armpit and plucked, it has a wonderful ability to convey emotion and depth despite its superficial simplicity.

On a visit to Rajasthan in 2003, Prince Charles described a performance of the bhapang as brilliant. On a visit to Rajasthan in 2003, Prince Charles described a perform. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Percussion\Other Percussion". The seller is "nad-sadhna" and is located in this country: IN. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  1. Item Diameter: 6 in
  2. Features: Lightweight, Weather-resistant
  3. Brand: VADYAM
  4. Material: Leather, Wood
  5. Country/Region of Manufacture: India
  6. Model: leather rope
  7. Type: Hand drum

Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India    Bhapang Zarbagali Leather Covered Folk Percussion Musical Instrument Of India