Tupan Drum, 20x15 inches, Bolt Tuned.The Tupan is a large two-headed drum that is played with beaters. It has many names depending on the country and region, among them are Daouli, Davul, Dawul and Tabl Baladi.
This version of the Tupan drum is 20" in diameter (without including the bolts) and 15" in height, from head to head. It features a simple bolt tuning system, a shoulder strap, a tuning tool and beaters.
The drum hangs from around the player's neck, sideways. The left and right heads are struck with two different sticks, the dominate hand holds the thick stick the other hand holds the lighter stick. In this way the two sticks produce rhythmic patters of different pitches. These drums are commonly used in folk music at auspicious occasions such as weddings.
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Actual instrument weight is approximately 7.8 lbs.