ancient Indian drum
Dholak (Punjabi: ਢੋਲਕ, Hindi: ढोलक; Dutch: dhool in the Netherlands and Suriname) is a South Asian two-headed hand-drum. It may have traditional cotton rope lacing, screw-turnbuckle tensioning or both combined: in the first case steel rings are used for tuning or pegs a twisted inside the laces.
The dholak is mainly a folk instrument, lacking the exact tuning and playing techniques of the tabla or the pakhawaj. The drum is pitched, depending on size, with an interval of perhaps a perfect fourth or perfect fifth between the two heads. It is related to the larger Punjabi dhol and the smaller dholki.
Media in category "Dholak"
The following 12 files are in this category, out of 12 total.
- A dholak or dhol drummer Indian musical instrument.jpg 3,232 × 4,518; 2.1 MB
- A musician with dholak dhol, a type of Indian percussion instrument.jpg 3,456 × 3,456; 4.23 MB
- A traditional dholak Indian drum.jpg 500 × 375; 134 KB
- Close up of dholaks or dhols, Indian classical music instrument.jpg 3,642 × 2,426; 2.11 MB
- Dhol dholak, one of numerous types of drums, Indian musical instrument.jpg 1,024 × 768; 188 KB
- Dholak.jpg 600 × 429; 23 KB
- Flickr - dalbera - Spectacle des gitans Dhoad (Musée Guimet) (2).jpg 1,600 × 1,200; 680 KB
- Musician with his two dholaks for festivals.jpg 1,600 × 898; 331 KB
- Performance using dholak.jpg 5,475 × 3,120; 5.76 MB