Professional Clay Darbuka | Bass Darbuka | Dohola Doumbek | Egyptian Darbuka

Original price was: € 530,40.Current price is: € 359,20.

  • USD: $397,51

Tapadum Profesional Clay Darbuka  : Doholla – Dohola – Dumbelek – Dumbek – Tombek – Donbek – Ceramic Darbuka – Sumati – Sombati  – Sombaty

The Doholla  a captivating instrument nestled within the vibrant tapestry of Middle Eastern and North African music, beckons you to explore its rich history and captivating sound. At Tapadum Ethnic Music Store, we curate a collection of these remarkable instruments, each one a testament to the enduring legacy of Egyptian musical tradition.

Skin Diametter: 29 cm

İt comes with:

  • Gigbag Case
  • Tuning Lamp System

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Description

Professional Clay Bass Darbuka

DIMENSIONS:

Skin Diametter: 29 cm

Diameter: 35,5 cm

Height: 50cm

Weight: 6,310kg

The Doholla is a captivating instrument that is an integral part of the vibrant tapestry of Middle Eastern and North African music. It invites you to explore its rich history and captivating sound. At Tapadum Ethnic Music Store, we curate a collection of these remarkable instruments, each one a testament to the enduring legacy of Egyptian musical tradition.

A Legacy Etched in Clay: A Journey Through Time

The Doholla’s story stretches back centuries, with its roots intertwined with the rise of ancient civilizations. Clay drums, the progenitors of the modern darbuka, played a central role in sacred rituals and joyous celebrations. This deep connection to tradition imbues the instrument with a sense of timelessness, carrying whispers of ancient rhythms within its earthen form.

Over time, the Clay Doumbek evolved beyond its ceremonial role. It became a cornerstone of Egyptian music, its earthy tones and lively rhythms weaving themselves into the very fabric of the culture. Skilled artisans meticulously crafted these instruments, passing down their techniques and artistry through generations. The darbuka transformed from a ritualistic tool into a powerful voice, expressing the emotions and stories of the Egyptian people.

The Art of Creation: From Humble Clay to Musical Masterpiece

The Clay Darbuka is a testament to the enduring power of human craftsmanship. Talented artisans breathe life into the instrument, meticulously shaping and firing the clay. This process requires a deep understanding of the material’s properties, for the perfect balance of sturdiness and resonance is key to achieving the darbuka’s signature sound. The resulting body, with its smooth curves and timeless aesthetic, serves as a resonator, amplifying and shaping the vibrations produced by the drumhead.

The drumhead itself is a work of art. Traditionally crafted from goatskin, it possesses a natural responsiveness that translates the nuanced strikes of the player into a captivating range of tones. Synthetic alternatives offer a more durable and weather-resistant option while still maintaining exceptional sound quality. The careful selection and tensioning of the head is paramount, as it determines the darbuka’s pitch, resonance, and overall playing experience.

The Soul of Egyptian Music: A Foundation of Rhythm and Expression

The Doholla serves as the rhythmic heartbeat of Egyptian music. Its earthy tones perfectly complement the rich melodies of flutes and strings, providing a solid foundation for improvisation and exploration. From the soulful lamentations of Maqam music to the energetic rhythms of Baladi dancing, the Clay Doholla is a constant presence, weaving its magic into the diverse soundscapes of Egypt.

The versatility of the Clay Percussion allows players to create a vast array of sounds. By using different parts of the hand and fingers, skilled musicians can produce a mesmerizing tapestry of “dum”s (deep bass tones) and “tek”s (high-pitched accents). These fundamental techniques, combined with intricate finger rolls and slaps, give birth to complex and captivating rhythms that pulsate with life and energy.

Experience the Legacy: A Journey Awaits at Tapadum

At Tapadum Ethnic Music Store, we take immense pride in offering a collection of authentic Clay Darbukas. Each instrument is meticulously handcrafted, paying homage to the time-honored traditions of Egyptian artisans. Whether you’re a seasoned musician seeking an instrument with exceptional sound quality or a curious beginner drawn to the world of rhythm, our Dohollas offer a unique opportunity to connect with a rich musical heritage.

Owning a Clay Doumbek is more than just acquiring an instrument; it’s an invitation to embark on a musical journey. With every beat you create, you’ll feel the echoes of ancient rituals and the vibrant spirit of Egyptian culture. Let the Clays transport you to the bustling streets of Cairo or the serene banks of the Nile River, where music and tradition intertwine. Explore the captivating world of the Doholla at Tapadum and discover the timeless allure of Egyptian rhythm.

Additional information

Weight 10,2 kg
Dimensions 80 × 50 × 50 cm
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