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Tabla

Tabla

The tabla Punjabi: ਤਬਲਾ, Hindi: तबला, Bengali: তবলা, Tamil: தபலா, Sinhala: තබලා is a membranophone percussion instrument which is often used in Hindustani classical music and in traditional music of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The instrument consists of a pair of hand drums of contrasting sizes and timbres. The right hand drum is called a tabla and the left hand drum is called a dagga or baya. It is claimed that the term tabl...

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