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Tycoon Percussion's Talking Drum is constructed from a single piece of hardwood and is played by applying pressure to the ropes to change the pitch.
- Unique Percussion instrument of West African descent whose pitch can be altered by applying pressure to the ropes
- Originally used as a form of communication in Africa
- Equipped with two goat skin heads and is played with a specially shaped beater (included)
- Handcrafted from a single piece of hardwood
- Extra strong tension ropes for easy and long lasting tuning
- A great addition to any musician's set-up, or for unique sounds
- Dimensions: The playing areas of the heads are 5.5”, height is 15”, and weight is 3lbs.
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