The tambourine is a musical instrument in the percussion circle of relatives consisting of a frame, continuously of wood or plastic, with pairs of small metal jingles, known as “zils”. Classically the term tambourine denotes an instrument with a drumhead, though some variants won’t have a head at all. Tambourines are continuously used with regular percussion sets. They are able to be mounted, but position is in large part down to preference.
Tambourines come in many shapes with the commonest being circular. It’s found in many forms of music: Turkish folkmusic, Greek folk music, Italian folkmusic, classical music, Persianmusic, gospelmusic, pop music and rockmusic.
Timbrel or tabret (the tof of the ancient Hebrews, the deff of Islam, the adufe of the Moors of Spain), the principal musical instrument of percussion of the Israelites, very similar to the up to date tambourine.
Khanjari – tambourine made of steel ands bakelite with extra drumhead nylon sheet
Tambourine Size: Height: – 2 inches x Width: – 10 inches x Dia: – 9 inches, Net Wt. : 0. 4 Kgs
Khanjari – Tambourine for Dance concerts
Handmade by artisans of Uttar Pradesh in north India