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Arabic Style Tambourines

Arabic Style Tambourines. Also called the riqq (also spelled riq or rik) or daff (daff al-zinjari), these are small tambourines (approx. 8.5 inches in diameter and 2.5 inches deep) traditionally covered with goat or fish skin and equipped with five double rows of brass cymbals (approx. 2 inches in diameter). It is a versatile instrument with endless possibilities for color and expression. Players of this type of tambourine are capable of great subtlety and virtuosity. To see our other types of tambourines, view our Main Tambourines Page.

Mid-East Tunable Tambourine 8.5-Inch ( TAMB ) Mid-East Tunable Tambourine 8.5-Inch
Arabic style, bolt tuned goatskin head, 10 sets of nickeled brass jingles, with geometric designs. Includes tuning tool. Made in Pakistan.
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$47.00
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Arabic Tambourine Book by Mary Ellen Donald ( LDTA ) Arabic Tambourine Book by Mary Ellen Donald
A Comprehensive Course in Techniques and Performance for the Tambourine, Tar, and Mazhar by Mary Ellen Donald (1985). Includes: Basic music theory, Techniques for playing cabaret and classical tambourine, tar (wooden frame drum), and mazhar (giant tambourine), Several variations for a number of Arabic rhythms. Companion CD sets sold separately. Mary Ellen Donald has been involved in Middle Eastern music as a dance student and a musician since the late 1960's. She is known by many as the "Guru of finger cymbal playing." Made in USA.
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$22.50
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Arabic Tambourine CD Volume 1 by Mary Ellen Donald ( LDTC1 ) Arabic Tambourine CD Volume 1 by Mary Ellen Donald Mary Ellen Donald
2 disc set of Volume I Companion Discs for Arabic Tambourine book. Volume I Covers the cabaret tambourine. (1985; re-mastered 1999; disc released 2005). Mary Ellen plays examples from the book and includes improvised solos. Arabic Tambourine book and Volume II CD set sold separately. Volume 2 Covers the classical tambourine, tar, & mazhar. Mary Ellen Donald has been involved in Middle Eastern music as a dance student and a musician since the late 1960's. She is known by many as the "Guru of finger cymbal playing." Made in USA.
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$15.00
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Arabic Tambourine CD Volume 2 by Mary Ellen Donald ( LDTC2 ) Arabic Tambourine CD Volume 2 by Mary Ellen Donald Mary Ellen Donald
2 disc set of Volume II Companion Discs for Arabic Tambourine book. Volume II Covers the classical tambourine, tar, & mazhar. (1985; re-mastered 1999; disc released 2005). Mary Ellen plays examples from the book and includes improvised solos. Arabic Tambourine book and Volume I CD set sold separately. Volume I Covers the cabaret tambourine. Mary Ellen Donald has been involved in Middle Eastern music as a dance student and a musician since the late 1960's. She is known by many as the "Guru of finger cymbal playing." Made in USA.
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$15.00
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Ethnic Musical Instruments

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