Tambora Drum

The tambora is a double sided drum used in various parts of Latin America. It is particularly popular in the Dominican Republic where it is used for the rhythmic foundation of merengue. In the Dominican Republic, one side of the tambora is played with the hand, and the other with a stick. For right handed people, the left hand holds the stick.

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martin venegas July 8, 2013

saludos desde jerez zac mexico

Victor López March 5, 2013

me encanta la música dominicana, sobre todo los toques de los cueros, y la gûira, como complemento de esa música, me gustaría me enviaran videos para aprender y enseñar en la escuela de música, acá en Guatemala

LUCCHO December 3, 2012

LA TANBORA ZULIANA ES LA QUE SEUSA PARA LAGAITA EN VENEZUELA Y ES DIFERENTE SETOCA CON DOS PALOS Y TIENE UN SOLO LADO COM CUERO Y YO LAUSO PARA TOCAR BACHATA YGAITA A LAVES

Ricardo Maldonado October 7, 2012

Que buen maestro de la tambora ...seria bueno ver la partitura

Frank Martinez October 2, 2012

Important detail on the dominican tambora is the size of the drum and drum heat,type of wood, and goat skin head, overall tone must sounds at 184/194/207 hertz, (184 hertz used most playing merengue tipico, and 207 to 250 hertz for orchestras.Tombaras dominicana must have resonance on those frecuencies to sound dominican. Play Tatico Henriquez "la cama" on youtube to get familiar with the sound, here catarey tambora was tuned at 180 hertz also.

miguel antonio guillen abreu January 28, 2012

eso es lo que kiero ser cuando grande si dios me lo permite un merenguero

Reinaldo Rivas January 13, 2012

Los datos de la pate dos sobre el merengue, son muy buenos ,aun asi encontre algunos de ellos contradictorios, necesintan aclaracion para mi entender.

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