Dhol with Synthetic and Goatskin Heads
This banjira Dhol is a Wooden two-headed drum featuring one synthetic head and one goat skin head and measures approximately 14 inches by 24 inches. Held horizontally, both heads are played with beaters. The dhol is used in folk music from the northern Indian State of Punjab. It provides the percussion for the popular Pujab folk dance called the Bhangra; which has now gained popularity across India. The shells are manufactured in the northern Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. There locally grown Mago Wood is used. After transporting to Mumbai one goat skin and one synthetic heads are fitted to the drum shells. Cords and rings tune the skin head; nuts and bolts tune the synthetic head. Beaters and soft case included.