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Definition: Two small drums, one larger (and lower pitched, usually by about a fifth) than the other which are held between the knees and played with both hands. Traced back to Cuba in the late 1800s, and probably originating from Africa.
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Atlas 8inch Hand Drum, Pre-Tuned Pre-tuned drum with 8inch sheep skin head

Atlas 8inch Hand Drum, Pre-Tuned

Pre-tuned drum with 8inch sheep skin head

Item ID: GR19150   Model No: AP-H008   
    Product Features
  • Lightweight black stained maple shell
  • Neatly finished with a black webbed edging
  • Small cutaway for comfortable playing
    Product Specifications
  • Diameter: 200mm
  • Rim Depth: 60mm
  • Rim Thickness: 9mm
  • Made in: China
  • Model Number: AP-H008
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Tambourines & Hand Drums Information

Modern tambourines come with or without the skin head which may be made of plastic or animal skin. They have one two or more rows of jingles set into the rim. The more jingles the louder the noise! Crescent shaped headless tambourines are very popular as they are comfortable to hold. Star, fish and many other styles of plastic tambourine are popular too as well as the traditional wooden circular ones.
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