Goblet drum

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The goblet drum (also chalice drum, tarabuka, tarabaki, darbuka, darabuka, derbake, debuka, doumbek, dumbec, dumbeg, dumbelek, toumperleki, tumbak, or zerbaghali;[1] Egyptian Arabic: دربوكة / Romanized: darbuka) is a single-head membranophone with a goblet-shaped body. It is most commonly used in the traditional music of Egypt, where it is considered the national symbol of Egyptian Shaabi Music.[2] The instrument is also featured in traditional music from West Asia, North Africa, South Asia, and Eastern Europe.[3] The African djembe is also a goblet membranophone.[4] This article focuses on the Middle Eastern and North African goblet drum.

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Goblet drum
Percussion instrument
Other nameschalice drum, tarabuka (tarambuka), tarabaki, darbuka, derbake, debuka, doumbek, dumbec, dumbeg, dumbelek, toumperleki (tumberleki), tumbak, zerbaghali
Classification hand percussion, Membranophone
Hornbostel–Sachs classification211.26