TAMANI FROM MALI

31 cm high and 16 cm diameter in the drumheads. It is carved on one piece of wood, hollowed out, cylindrical shaped, and narrower in the middle. On each extreme, there is a drumhead, made of goat skin. Both drumheads are linked with ropes. The talking drum is placed in the armpit to control the tone, that will be more or less high, according to the tension of the rope, and is played with one curved stick. It is named talking drum because of the faculty the musician has to make it "talk".

 

PRICE: 20 euros.

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TAMANI FROM BURKINA FASO

39 cm high and 14,5 cm diameter in the drumheads. It is carved on one piece of wood, hollowed out, cylindrical shaped, and narrower in the middle. On each extreme, there is a drumhead, made of goat skin. Both drumheads are linked with leather straps. The talking drum is placed in the armpit to control the tone, that will be more or less high, according to the tension of the straps, and is played with one curved stick. It is named talking drum because of the faculty the musician has to make it "talk".

 

PRICE: 30 euros.

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