Modern darbuka is made of synthetic materials, including fiberglass. Modern metal darbuka is commonly made of aluminum or copper. Some aluminum darbukas may have a mother-of-pearl inlay, which is purely decorative.
Traditional drum heads were animal skin, commonly goat and also fish but modern drums commonly use synthetic materials for drum heads. In this article we will inform you about 6 reasons behind why each darbuka player need to have a professional darbuka.
Structure and material used :
Different types of metals are used for giving a darbuka drum a perfect shape. Using metal for forming the main structure of Darbuka Drum can have a number of advantages. First, metal structure improves its durability and gives it strength that you will not find in the traditional darbuka drums. In some cases, more particularly in Turkish darbuka, external rings are used for enhancing its performance as whole and it has proved extremely effective
The saz or baglama is a Turkish musical instrument of the traditional long-necked lute family. In fact both the names saz and baglama may be used in various countries near Turkey. Saz/baglama is very similar to the bouzouki from Greek. The saz has a very narrow, long neck like the trichordo bouzouki.
The strings of saz are made with metal and tuned using friction tuning pegs at the top, it is something like the ones on a violin, instead of using machine heads. Note that for metal strings machine heads are more effective and some modern sazes use them. Although these haven’t caught on yet. These are normally seven strings and mainly grouped into three major courses.
The spectacular function of saz lies on the combination of string arrangement. More widely the arrangements
Zeryab Oud makers are a bunch of Khalefeh Damascene Family that have been involving Oud manufacturing as a craft and profession in Syria and in the Arab world since 1948. It is similar to family business like flowing blood from fathers to sons. The third generation of KhalefehOuds have recently manufactured Ouds as the name ZeryabOuds. They aimed to reach the grandfather’s destiny and for that now holding the business with a new spirit, vision at keeping to the handcraft traditions after reviving and restoring them. Their Oud has introduced a competitive sophisticated shapes and performances.
Zeryab produces some cool featured Oud. They have categorized all the ouds in three main spells. These are Shami, Turkish and Iraqi. There are a few sub categories of each Shami, Iraqi as well as Turkish ouds.
To become a professional Darbuka player, one has to learn the basics and then start struggling for it because learning the basics is necessary to know from where to start. So, here are basic 6 steps after which a person can become a professional Darbuka player.
The first step is to learn holding Darbuka because if a person doesn’t hold it right then he/she will not be able to play it perfectly. There is a need to sit down with the drum placed across the left leg and the head of the drum touching the right leg, placing Darbuka in that position will make a the person able to put the left arm on it and the individual has to place the hand with finger hanging over the edge of the drum.
The next step is to learn the 4 basic tones which allow a Darbuka player to play different rhythms, those 4 basic tones are:
• Dum: It is played with the left hand, which creates the bass sound.
• Ka: It is played with the help of the left hand and it is
There are various instruments that become more precious as time passes and one of those instruments is Ney but the proper maintaining and protection is necessary to keep it working properly, it also performs great when it becomes old because its voice becomes clear than before.
Oiling for the maintenance and protection:
The product that is great for the protection of the Ney is oil but it should be kept in mind that the oil that is used for the oiling of Ney must have low acid value and thinness because the oils which are thin are absorbed without any difficulty. A person should also follow the advice about the intervals after which oiling of Ney should be done because it plays vital role in its maintenance. When the Ney is newly purchased, there is a requirement of oiling it every week in the first 3 months and then the oiling of Ney should be done two times in a month, after one year of Ney purchase the oiling should be done only one time in a month that protects it.
Belly dancing is a very popular kind of dance. It has become a famous kind of dance exercise all over the world. It is a type of Middle Eastern dance that became popular in the West and scattered universally. It was originally an improvised solo dance involving the torso formulation, and the dance had been improvised in different countries worldwide.
It’s a dance mainly focusing on the torso, and strictly following the beat of the music. The musical instruments used in the dance are an integral part of the whole thing. It gives meaning and color to the dance itself.
One of the instruments used in belly dancing is “darbuka / Doumbek” or ‘goblet drum’ in English. It has a single head, with a goblet shape, and is mostly
Holla, We are more than happy to teach you some great rhythms on the doumbek drum. Every Wednesday at 17:00 will will upload a new doumbek lesson (total 10 lessons) by our young and talent player "Aviel Macabi". On every lesson we will play a rhythms on the darbuka fast and then in a slow motion, so you will be able to follow our moves and practice. These lessons might look difficult at the beginning but after practicing again and again you will be able to improve your darbuka drumming skills and eventually to become one day a professional players.
We want to wish you all good luck and please send any comment or feedback which might help us a lot in the future.
The advancements in the traditional music instruments are still in process, like every day we came up with a new updated instrument in the market. Similarly Arab Instruments are so glad to offer the new professional plastic neys which will be ideal for tenderfoot and propelled players.
This professional Ney made of unique plastic by the nay ace "Niri Sadeh". Niri made each nay without anyone else's input and tune it splendidly as per his models.
Arab instruments have made some great neys & Kawalas that are made of unique plastic. They have exceptionally interesting and exact sound and they are accessible in the website. These neys will be ideal for rehearsing and execution and they will be the best answer for each ney player, no matter for learner
The darbuka is thought to be the pioneer of percussion instruments in the Middle East. As a variety of darbuka are accessible, it may not be easy for anyone to pick one out of the numerous to play. However, those who know about the instrument or are interested in playing it would know which one is best for them. Numerous players don't give the right regard for their darbuka drum. They playing with extremely old darbuka that looks awful, some of them play with exceptionally modest darbuka and in this article we will give you 6 motivations behind why each darbuka player ought to have a professional darbuka.
The mother of pearl inlays a little high price due to this most players prefer to purchase darbuka which comes in a
Numerous professional doumbek players incline toward Egyptian Mother of Pearl Doumbek and ceramic drums with heads made of natural materials like fish skin for their inside and out to produce fabulous sound and tonal extent with full dooms, sharp teks and simple ka tones. Ceramic and mother of pearls drums are more delicate and fragile than their metal counterparts, so some additional consideration is needed with the drums like this.
Doumbek instrument can be of both great sentimental and financial value. That’s why it’s important you do all you can to protect your instrument against loss or damage.
The Doumbek musical instrument (especially the mother of pearl and the ceramic ) can be of both great sentimental and financial value. That’s why it’s important you do all you can to protect your instrument against loss or damage.