Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 22 November 2019

Tammaṭa [tammaṭe, tammaṭṭai]locked

  • Alastair Dick

Extract

[tammaṭe, tammaṭṭai]

South Indian (Dravidian) names for the frame drum of Andhra Pradesh (tammaṭa), Karnataka (tammaṭe), and Tamil Nadu (tammaṭṭai). They occur also in the forms tappaṭe, tambaṭṭam, etc. The drums are of an indigenous Indian type, ring-laced and with a metal frame.

B.C. Deva: Musical Instruments of India: their History and Development...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Please subscribe to access the full content.