Free Shipping Included! Meinl African Talking Drum with Mahogany Wood Shell and Wooden Beater - NOT MADE IN CHINA - Medium Size Goat Skin Heads, 2-YEAR WARRANTY (ATD-M) by Meinl at Trenton Community Music. MPN: ATD-M. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. The MEINL African Talking Drums are carved into an hourglass shape from a solid piece of Mahogany wood, and decorated with a carved motif. Two hand-selected goatskin heads are spanned with high-quality nylon rope. Traditionally, the talking drum is played beneath one arm, and held against the ribcage. The drum is then squeezed to “bend” the pitch while the other hand employs a curved striker.Mahogany shell: Meinl talking drums are carved from a solid piece of mahogany and offer unmatched ton
Product Description & Reviews
The MEINL African Talking Drums are carved into an hourglass shape from a solid piece of Mahogany wood, and decorated with a carved motif. Two hand-selected goatskin heads are spanned with high-quality nylon rope. Traditionally, the talking drum is played beneath one arm, and held against the ribcage. The drum is then squeezed to “bend” the pitch while the other hand employs a curved striker.
Features & Highlights
- Mahogany shell: Meinl talking drums are carved from a solid piece of mahogany and offer unmatched tonal range and resonance
- Hand selected goat skin heads: The heads are secured and tuned by spanning nylon ropes, which are squeezed to bend the notes of the drum to offer warm tone for both high and low pitch
- Wooden striker included: The drum includes a curved wooden beater in order to play the instrument with proper technique and achieve optimal sound quality
- Countersunk bolt lugs: tuning is made simple and easy with the accessible countersunk bolt lugs
- Traditional sound: these drums originated in West Africa and are still used today in the music of the Yoruba people
Meinl USA L.C.
Meinl usa l. C. Warrants all meinl percussion, meinl hardware or nino percussion products from defects in material or workmanship. If the product shows any sign of material or workmanship defect, we will replace it at no charge for a period of two (2) year.
9.06 x 13.39 x 9.06 inches
9.13 x 7.64 x 12.05 inches
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