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date: 11 November 2019

Tarija [ta’rija]locked

  • Christian Poché

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[ta’rija]

Single-headed goblet drum of Morocco. It is made of glazed pottery, often geometrically decorated. It ranges in height from 12 to 80 cm, and the head, commonly of goatskin, is glued on and can have an internal snare. It is played by Berber men or women during festivities and processions (in Marrakesh), and by children as a toy. Long instruments are called ...

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