HELP ME CHOOSE A DOUMBEK
Don't know which darbuka will be the best for you? Try our tutorial. Read more..
HELP ME CHOOSE A SKIN TO MY DARBUKA
Which skin will be the best for my darbuka drum? What type of skins are exist? Try our tutorial. Read more..
HOW DO WE BUILD OUR MOTHER OF PEARL DOUMBEK
Learn more how do we build our mother of pearl hand made darbuka. Read more..
WHERE TO FIND THE BEST DARBUKA
The enormous popularity of Darbuka has inspired many a person to hop into this musical domain. But as most of them do not have any passion for musical instruments, they often fail to meet the requirements of those who are extremely passionate or serious about music and musical instrument. Read more..
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST DARBUKA
Choosing the darbuka is as important as learning its secret tips or playing it with utmost dexterity. A little negligence can lead to a disaster literally, as the notes and the sound vary widely depending on its type. For example, the sound of Turkish Darbuka will be drastically different from that of an Arabian darbuka. Read more..
WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW BEFORE BUYING A DARBUKA
Buying a darbuka is unquestionably an intriguing task for a Darbuka lover as his passion for this musical instrument is intimately associated with it. It is a fact that everyone wants to have the best darbuka for him but few of us succeed in grabbing the best one. Read more..
HOW TO MAINTAIN THE DARBUKA DRUM
Proper maintenance of Darbuka Drum is by far the most typical task that should be treated with due care and consideration because the sound and the note that is produced by Darbuka drum is intimately and intrinsically associated with it. Read more..
ORIGIN OF THE DARBUKA
The Darbuka is also known as a doumbek, dumbelek, derbocka and darabukka. This goblet shaped hand drum is mainly used in the Arabic music. Apart from this, Darbuka is also considered to be a popular instrument in the Balkan, Persian and Turkish music. However, you will be able to know more about this instrument from the history of Arabian music. Read more..
ADDICTED TO THE DARBUKA SOUND
The rhyme of a darbuka drum that sets the mood in a gypsy or belly dance is growing in popularity in the western countries too. A traditional musical instrument of the Middle East nations, darbuka drums are also referred to as “belly dance drum”. Read more..
DARBUKA PLAYING METHODS
Darbuka drum holds a conspicuous position in the history of medieval music as it has the capability to mesmerize the senses of the audiences by ringing out a flow of mellifluous note, which is a brilliant and beautiful blending of medieval charm and modernity. Read more..
THE ADVANTAGE OF THE ALUMINUM DARBUKA
If you are passionate about playing darbuka, you should not let its weight play a spoilsport in the entire endeavor. Aluminum Darbuka is the smart way to outsmart this problem without compromising with its sublime sound that have kept the world spellbound for ages. Read more..
PLAY DARBUKA FOR BELLY DANCERS
Playing Darbuka is itself a pleasure but when you will have to play darbuka for belly dancers, things are not so picture perfect. One has to take painstaking effort in order to play Darbuka for this purpose because here he will have to curb passion for producing the desired outcome. Read more..
THE STRUCTURE OF THE DARBUKA DRUM
Darbuka drum has a simplistic structure with conical shape and with a nearly circular head. However, the structure of darbuka drum can be different depending on its geographical locations, origins etc. Read more..
THE DARBUKA MUSIC
Darbuka music has its own charm that has soothed the senses of music loving people in the past and in present as well by producing a series of symphonious and sublime sounds. Read more..
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TURKISH AND ARABIC DARBUKA
The popularity of darbuka lies in the fact that it has a wide range of varieties that permits its admirers, more particularly its players, to develop different playing styles that are distinctly different from each other. Read more..
FIBER DARBUKA: FEEL THE FLEXIBILITY
Fiber darbuka can be touted as the modernized version of traditional darbuka. It has all the qualities of a traditional Darbuka and what’s more, it is modern in its form and outward appearance. Read more..
THE BEST PLACE TO BUY DOUMBEK
No matter whether you are a learner, hobbyist or a professional doumbek player, you need to have a Doumbek that you are comfortable with. As doumbek can be of different types and forms, it is almost impossible for a person to carry on his musical career without specifying his choice. Read more..
BUYING A DOUMBEK DRUM
The primary varieties of Doumbeks are fiber doumbeks, ceramic doumbeks and aluminum doumbeks. If you know the characteristics of the different varieties of Doumbek drum, you will be able to decide which one will suit your needs. Read more..
ALUMINUM DOUMBEK: A MODERN FROM OF DOUMBEK
Aluminum Doumbek can be termed as a suitable successor of the traditional form of doumbek. Unlike traditional Doumbek , Aluminum doumbek has a modern look with a glossy metallic finish that has given it a discreet identity. Read more..
DOUMBEK TYPES AND NAMES
Doumbek drum is the very popular musical instrument that is considered the essence and heartbeat of popular Arabian belly dance. Widely accepted by people throughout the world for its feet tapping melodious sounds that set the ground for any party, doumbek drum is available in various types and forms. Read more..
Doumbek drum is a goblet shaped drum which is mainly used in Middle Eastern countries. This hand drum can be made from wood, clay or metal. Read more..
DOUMBEK DRUM PLAYING METHOD
Doumbek Drum is one such musical instrument whose tone and rhythms can vary greatly if it is played with a different style and technique. A subtle variation in timing or in tone can play havoc with the flow of the music and therefore, a player should make sure that he is well versed with the basic strokes, style and other aspects of Doumbek drum playing method before anything else. Read more..
DOUMBEK - BELLY DANCING DRUM
Individual performance and group performance are totally and significantly different from each other. The style, the passion and the mood are bound to influence the performance. Read more..
PROS AND CONS OF EGYPTIAN DOUMBEK
A slight deviation in shape or use of different materials can have significant impact on the sound that is produced by a doumbek. Doumbek is above all a sensitive musical instrument, which can produce totally different sound, music and tones, if it is played in a different way. Read more..
THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TONBAK AND DOUMBEK
Tonbak and Doumbek are the two popular and widely used musical instruments that have enriched musical industry immeasurably. However, their shapes, playing techniques etc are entirely different from each other. Read more..
RIQ AND TAMBOURINE: THERE SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
For a beginner, riq and tambourine may seem to be similar but a professional music lover knows that these two musical instruments have their own individual differences. Read more..
CHOOSING A GOOD RIQ
If you are a music lover who loves experimenting and exploring music of different parts of the world, try the enthralling jingles of riq. Read more..