The kanjira (khanjira) is a very old percussion instrument that is very popular in South Indian classical performances. At one time, this small tambourine was a primary percussion instrument. Today it is a secondary percussion that is played with the mridangam. Our kanjira are made from a solid piece of local Egyptian sycomore (Ficus sycomorus) with a fishskin head and 1 brass cymbal set. The frame is about 6.25 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches in height. It comes in a nylon case. The traditional Indian kanjira is made with lizard-skin. For conservation reasons, and increased accessibility, we offer this kanjira with the fiskskin. If you are right handed, hold the kanjira in your left hand. The head is fixed, but you can vary the sound and pitch by applying pressure near the outer rim of the head with the left hand. Play as you would a deff or frame drum, by tapping and rolling with your fingers on the head and cymbal.
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Promotion Code: SP1450SH