Balkan Ethno Drum 16" Tupan Professional Folk Instrument Handmade
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Drum 16 "
Country/Region of Manufacture: Bulgaria
It's a Percussion, Rope tensioned instrument (membranophone).
The tupan has an Arabic origin (in Turkey it is called Davul ).
Turkish brought it to Bulgaria back in 15th â 16th c. and spread it
in Serbia, Macedonia (Tapan), Greece (Daul) as well.
It gains popularity very fast and become one of the major instruments
in Balkan folklore music.
Tupan is most often an accompanying instrument used to mark the rhythm,
but it can be played solo as well.
The two heads of the drum are played with two beaters. The dominate hand plays
the accented beats with the larger thicker beater, called a tokmak.
The end of the tokmak may be wrapped in cloth to create a muted sound.
The other hand holds the thinner switch and plays rapid rhythms.
An accomplished drummer will get various sounds from different parts of the
two heads, as well as wrapping the wooden body.
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