Mridangam, South Indian, Tenor

Mridangam, South Indian, Tenor - Image 1

Manufacturer: banjira

Mridangam, South Indian, Tenor: G note length 18 inches. The South Indian Mridangam shell is made from the wood of the Jackfruit tree. The Drum has two opposing heads, bass and tenor. Overall length is approximately. It is lace tuned. This Mridangam is the principal percussion instrument in South Indian classical Carnatic music. It functions as a solo instrument, as well as an accompaniment for vocals and ensembles. Compared to the Northern Indian Mridangam, the Southern Mridangam tenor head has a wider outer tonal layer, known as karani. Sliver-thin reeds are inserted between the two layers of the tenor head to create a distinct, buzzed snare sound. A small dough paste is applied on the outside center of the bass head to achieve a low bass tone. There are no tuning blocks, although they can be inserted under the straps to increase the pitch. When played, the drum is held horizontally, and played with the fingers and palms of the hands.

Features:

  • Beautiful instrument imported from craftspeople around the world!
  • Perfect for aspiring world musicians!
  • Made with authentic materials!

Price: $509.25

 

Partner Straight Blue Plastic Trombone Mute Partner Straight Blue Plastic Trombone Mute $21.99 Martin MSP4200 Med Ac Guitar Strings 13-56 Martin MSP4200 Med Ac Guitar Strings 13-56 $7.30 Band-in-a-Box 2011 MEGAPAK Upgrade (from 2010) Band-in-a-Box 2011 MEGAPAK Upgrade (from 2010) $124.53 Shure Beta 57A Microphone Shure Beta 57A Microphone $139.00
Trace Acoustic Amp TA-100 120V (Dom) Trace Acoustic Amp TA-100 120V (Dom) $999.99 BadAax Cymbal Bag BadAax Cymbal Bag $19.99 $15.99 Vic Firth Corpsmaster Thom Hannum Snare Drum Sticks Vic Firth Corpsmaster Thom Hannum Snare Drum Sticks $10.99 Takamine G Series EG128SC Ac/El Classical Guitar Takamine G Series EG128SC Ac/El Classical Guitar $429.00