Featuring lighter jingles and a larger diameter than the traditional Riq, this new style of tambourine offers a larger sound and more adaptability for contemporary ensembles. The Lotus Tambourine is a cross between Middle Eastern and Western orchestral tambourines and features an internal hand grip and five sets of German silver jingles. Size: 2-5/8" x 10". The diameter from jingle to jingle is 11.5 inches.
This 9.25 inch diameter Riq has a fixed synthetic head on a 2.75 inch deep frame. Ten sets of brass cymbals in two rows provide great sound for your rhythms. Endorsed by Layne Redmond who specializes in small hand-held frame drums. She is known primarily for her performance with other women of the Mediterranean world.
A combination of the traditional North African tar and the tambourine, this instrument lends itself to many drum techniques from around the world. The Tar-Rine can be held like a Tar or Riq, or played on the knees. Features eight sets of German silver jingles, with a large diameter like the tar but with tambourine jingles. size: 2-5/8" x 12"
Italian signature series tambourine by world renown artist Alessandra Belloni. 1 row of 9 pairs of jingles. "The Black Madonna of Monserrat" Graphic. Size: 16" x 2 1/2". Synthetic head and frame. The diameter from jingle to jingle is 17 inches.