This instrument is widely used in marriages and other ceremonial functions in many parts of the world. The dholak is mainly a folk instrument, lacking the exact tuning and playing techniques of the tabla or the pakhawaj. The drum is pitched, depending on size, with an interval of perhaps a perfect fourth or perfect fifth between the two heads. Uses - Dholak for Festivity / Wedding / Satsang / Temple Pooja Instrument / Ladies Sangeet. Length - 16'' Inches approx.
Bass skin size - 9'' Inches approx. Treble skin size - 7'' Inches approx. Weight - 4 to 5 KG approx. Color - Assorted as per availability. The dholak is one of the most widely utilized drums in the folk music of India.
It has also found a permanent home in most of the recording and broadcast environments. Applications range from dance music such as bhangra and garba to devotional bhajans and keertans. The dholak is basically a double headed drum with the bass head on one side and the treble head on the other.The left hand is also a single membrane with a special application on the inner surface. This application is a mixture of tar, clay and sand (dholak masala) which lowers the pitch and provides a well defined tone. On the treble drum side, there is no putty added. Your satisfaction is our priority. We want you to be 100% satisfied with our products and our service. All items must be in their original condition as received, not worn or altered.
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