- Tabla is the most important instrument of percussion group. The Tabla consists of two drums : the bayan and the dayan. The bayan is played with left hand and the dayan is played with the right hand. The bayan is made of clay (or of copper or German silver) and the dayan is generally hollowed out of a block of wood. Both of them are covered eith skin which is fastened to leather hoops. These leather hoops are stretched over the body of the drum with leather braces in the case of the dayan. Cylindrical blocks of wood are placed between the braces and the wall of the dayan. Thesse wooden pieces can be pushed up or down to lower of raise the pitch.There is a permanent coating of black substance called Siyahi in the center of both the bayan and the dayan.
Name & Address of Performing Folk Musician:-Yusuf Ramju Tarwani
Add:- opp Modern Talkies,
Bhuj(Kutch).Name & Address of Artisan who makes the Musical Instrument:-Rajaram M Solanki&Jitendra R. Solanki