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Goblet drums on our online store

We are happy to introduce our new percussions made by master Orestis Moustidis. The origin of the Egyptian Arabic term darabukka probably lies in the Arabic word “darab” (“to strike”). Goblet drums were seen in Babylonia and Sumer dates from as early as 1100 BCE. On Celebes, one large form serves as a temple instrument, set on the floor when performed, […]