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The Dholak (sometimes dholaki) is a classical North Indian hand drum. A dholak may have traditional lacing or turnbuckle tuning. The dholak has a simple membrane on the right-hand side. The left-hand membrane has a special coating on the inner surface. This coating is a mixture of tar, clay and sand (dholak masala) which lowers the pitch and provides a well-defined tone. The dholak is the main accompaniment instrument of the Qawwali. For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... Qawwali (), also spelt qawaali or quwalli, is a Sufi devotional musical genre. ...


The Dholak is often used in Filmi Sangeet or Indian film music. Filmi is Indian popular music as written and performed for Indian cinema. ...


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Dholak - definition of Dholak in Encyclopedia (112 words)
The Dholak (sometimes dholaki) is a classical North Indian hand drum.
This coating is a mixture of tar, clay and sand (dholak masala) which lowers the pitch and provides a well-defined tone.
The dholak is the main accompaniment instrument of the Qawwali.
Dholaks - one of the most widely utilised drums in the folk music of India (509 words)
Dholaks are one of the most widely utilised drums in the folk music of India.
Dholaks are a double-headed drum with the bass head on one side and the treble head on the other.
Dholaks have small circular metal rings, and loop or wooden pieces are passed through the braces which can be pulled on either side.
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