Agean Percussion Sumerian Series Clay Mid. Bass Darbuka
Skin size: 24 cm
Skin kind: Goat
Diameter: 33 cm
Height: 48 cm
Weight aprx: 5,5 – 6,5 kg
*Premium travel bag and tuning / lamp kit are shipped free together with this instrument.
Pottery in general is the process and the general name of forming vessels and other objects with clay and other ceramic materials that are fired at the highest temperatures to provide a strong, durable form. It is strongly possible that pottery has been one of the best and the most used way of forming objects and giving them a demanded shape for along the history.
Pottery on darbuka and doumbek making
Have you ever played a clay darbuka made from solid? It really gives you the sense of warmness, authenticity and uniqueness. Agean percussion’s clay darbukas are masterly handcrafted by the highly experienced artisans in Turkey. The skins of these darbukas are obtained from goats, cows and even fish which make the instrument completely natural and unique. As for mentioning about the best places to play these clay darbukas, you can simply play these perfect instruments anywhere you wish but many professional percussionists prefer to play these during their records in studios to get the richest sounds and tones. Secondly, these clay darbukas may be considered as the one of the best ways of practicing at home or anywhere as these solid surfaces would never hurt your fingers, even if you play it for many hours, a characteristic distinguishing this special instrument from the rest. Additionally, you can use clay darbukas as a way of relaxing method, an alternative to yoga because every hit of yours on this awesome skin with uniquely surfaced darbuka will make you happy, for sure. These mystique instruments even help you hide your mistakes during performance and you never be a scapegoat of being amateur because even your playing will benefit making your environment soft and spacious.
All in all, there are a number names to call these darbukas such as clay darbukas, ceramic and solid but all refer to the same beauty which is available at Agean Percussion. You really had better to have one!