13 D x 24 inches. You can see through this Dhol from end to end and side to side. It is a very cool looking drum. There is one loaded head for the two-tone sound. The heads are 13 inches in diameter and the drum is 24" from end to end. Beaters and soft case included.
Held horizontally, both heads are played with beaters. The most common rhythm played on the dhol is the Chaal, which consists of 8 beats per measure. The stick used to play the bass side of the drum is a thicker and is bent in a quarter-circular arc on the end that strikes the drum, the dagga. The other stick is much thinner and flexible and used to play the higher note end of the drum, the thili.
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.
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