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Tambourines
Choose from dozens of sizes shapes and styles.
Pandeiro * Arabic Style * Egyptian Riq
Featherweight * Fish Tambourine
Rosewood * Star Tambourine
Tambourine Asscessories * Remo
Books and CDs * Turkish Riq



Pandeiro
Less sustain and tunable for your preference.
PAN1 Pandeiro, 10"
pandeiro



Rosewood, tunable goatskin with 7 sets of steel jingles. Includes tuning tool.



List Price: $39.90 per EACH
PAND Pandeiro, 13"
pandeiro



Rosewood, tunable goatskin with 8 sets of steel jingles and geometric decorations. Includes tuning tool.




List Price: $49.90 per EACH
Tambourine, Arabic Style
Large cymbals and decorated frames.
TAMB Tambourine, 8 1/2", Tunable
arabic tambourine



Arabic style, bolt tuned goatskin head, 10 sets of nickeled brass jingles, with geometric designs. Includes tuning tool.



List Price: $44.90 per EACH
TAMH Tambourine, 8 1/2", Fixed
arabic tambourine



Tambourine, 8 1/2", Fixed (Item Code: TAMH) Arabic style, fixed goatskin head, 10 sets of nickeled brass jingles, geometric designs.



List Price: $39.90 per EACH
TAMX Tambourine, 8 1/2", Headless
arabic tambourine



Arabic style, no head, 10 sets of nickeled brass jingles, geometric designs.



List Price: $32.90 per EACH
Tambourine, Egyptian, Riq
Highly decorated, you’ll love looking at them as much as playing them.
RQP08 Riq, 8"
egyptian riq

Riq, 8 Inch (Item Code: RQP08)   The riq is used as a traditional instrument in Arabic music. It is important in both folk and classical music and riq players are capable of great subtlety and virtuosity.
The frame on this riq is covered inside and out with inlay and it has 10 pairs of small cymbals which are about 4 or 41/2 cm in diameter in 2 rows around the frame. The goat skin is glued on and tightened over the frame and is about 20 cm wide. Made in India.

DISCLAIMER:  The inlay is applied by hand, and occasionally will be irregular or missing in spots.  This is not considered a defect in this item.

List Price: $49.90 per EACH
RQP10 Riq, 10"
egyptian riq

Riq, 10 inches (Item Code: RQP10) The riq is used as a traditional instrument in Arabic music. It is important in both folk and classical music and riq players are capable of great subtlety and virtuosity.
The frame on this riq is covered inside and out with inlay and it has 10 pairs of small cymbals which are about 5 cm in diameter in 2 rows around the frame. The goat skin is glued on and tightened over the frame and is about 25 cm wide. Made in India.

DISCLAIMER:  The inlay is applied by hand, and occasionally will be irregular or missing in spots.  This is not considered a defect in this item.

List Price: $52.90 per EACH
RQP12 Riq, 12"
egyptian riq

Riq, 12 inch (Item Code: RQP10)  The riq is used as a traditional instrument in Arabic music. It is important in both folk and classical music and riq players are capable of great subtlety and virtuosity.
The frame on this riq is covered inside and out with inlay and it has 10 pairs of small cymbals which are about 5 cm in diameter in 2 rows around the frame. The goat skin is glued on and tightened over the frame and is about 30cm wide. Made in India.

DISCLAIMER:  The inlay is applied by hand, and occasionally will be irregular or missing in spots.  This is not considered a defect in this item.

List Price: $60.90 per EACH
TAME Egyptian Tambourine, 9", Tunable
egyptian riq




Egyptian Tambourine, 9", Tunable (Item Code: TAME) 9" frame with tunable synthetic head, mosaic and brass cymbals. Includes soft case. 8 5/8 inch inside diameter head.

0 .119 inch (3mm) hexagonal tuning allen wrench (Item Code WRNA-3MM) sold separately.

List Price: $89.90 per EACH
TAMQD Riq, Wooden 9 1/8 Tunable, Dark



Riq, Wooden 9 1/8 Tunable, Dark (Item Code: TAMQD) This tunable wooden Riq is really 9 1/8 x 2 3/8 inches. The head is synthetic and the playing surface is 8 5/8 inches. The 10 sets of cymbals are brass and it all comes from Egypt. It weighs 1.7 lbs in its nylon case

0 .119 inch (3mm) hexagonal tuning allen wrench (Item Code WRNA-(3MM) sold separately.



List Price: $24.90 per EACH
TAMQL Riq, Wooden 9 1/8 Tunable, Light
egyptian riq


Riq, Wooden 9 1/8 Tunable, Light (Item Code: TAMQL) This Riq is 9 1/8 x 2 3/8 inches, weighs 1.7 lbs. in its nylon case and has 5 tuning brackets. It's made in Egypt. The frame is wood. The head is synthetic and the playing space on it measures 8 ¾ inches. And, if knowing this really makes your day, the set of 10 brass cymbals each measures 2 3/8 inches.

0 .119 inch (3mm) hexagonal tuning allen wrench (Item Code WRNA-3MM) sold separately.

List Price: $24.90 per EACH
TAMQM Riq, Aluminum 9" Tunable Mother of Pearl
egyptian riq



Riq, Aluminum 9" Tunable Mother of Pearl (Item Code: TAMQM) Riq, Aluminum 9" Tunable Mother of Pearl (Item Code: TAMQM) 9" frame with a tunable clear synthetic head, mosaic and brass cymbals. Includes soft case. 8 5/8 inch inside diameter head.


List Price: $139.90 per EACH
TAMR Egyptian Tambourine, 8 1/2"
egyptian riq



8 1/2" frame with natural head, mosaic and brass cymbals.



List Price: $24.90 per EACH
TAMT Egyptian Tambourine, 6 1/4"
egyptian riq



6 1/4" frame with natural head, mosaic and brass cymbals. These are very pretty and have a delicate jingle sound that can still make it self heard. The inlay is hand done. The Jingles are cut from brass and the cut edges remain unpolished. This has the look and feel of old world charm.



List Price: $10.90 per EACH
TAMV Egyptian Mother of Pearl, 8 1/2", Brass
egyptian riq



8 1/2 inch Egyptian Tambourine with real Mother of pearl inlay and brass jingles. This tambourine is as nice to see as it is to hear. The hand inlays make each one unique. The head is a fixed natural goatskin. Zippered nylon case included.


List Price: $65.90 per EACH
TAMW Egyptian Tambournine, Tunable, 9", Wave
egyptian riq



This tambourine measures 10 x 2 ½ inches. The head is synthetic with a playing surface of 9 3/8 inches and it weighs only 2 1/4 lbs. in its nylon case. The frame is wood, cut in an eye catching wave style and covered with Real Mother of Pearl inside and out. It’s tunable with 10 sets of brass cymbals and it’s made in Egypt.

0 .119 inch (3mm) hexagonal tuning allen wrench (Item Code WRNA-3MM) sold separately.

List Price: $89.90 per EACH
Tambourine, Featherweight
Our least expensive, most popular tambourines.
TAM1 Tambourine, 10" Featherweight
featherweight tambourine



Fixed goatskin head with 18 sets of steel jingles.



List Price: $14.90 per EACH
TAM7 Tambourine, 7" Featherweight
featherweight tambourine



Fixed goatskin head with 12 sets of steel jingles.



List Price: $9.90 per EACH
Tambourine, Fish
Specialty Tambourine
FISH Fish Tambourine, 7"x12"
fish tambourine



12" x 7". 8 sets of steel jingles. Solid light rosewood.



List Price: $14.90 per EACH
Tambourine, Rosewood
You'll love these rich wood frames!
TAMG Tambourine, 10" Rosewood
rosewood tambourine



Rosewood, fixed goatskin head with 18 sets of steel jingles.




List Price: $39.90 per EACH
TAML Tambourine, 10", Tunable
rosewood tambourine



Rosewood, bolt tuned goatskin head with 18 sets of steel jingles. Includes tuning tool.



List Price: $44.90 per EACH
TAMS Tambourine, 6", Tunable
rosewood tambourine



Rosewood, bolt tuned goatskin head with 8 sets of steel jingles. Includes tuning tool.



List Price: $19.90 per EACH
Tambourine, Star
Pentagonal or Hexagonal, You’ll shine with these star tambourines.
STAR Star Tambourine, 6 point 12"x1"
star tambourine



6-Point star tambourine with a solid wood frame, accented with ribbons. 5 sets of nickeled plated brass cymbals provide a melodious sound.



List Price: $14.90 per EACH
TAMP Star Tambourine, 5 Pointed
star tambourine




Solid wood frame with ribbons. 4 sets of nickeled plated brass cymbals.



List Price: $14.90 per EACH
Tambourine Accessories
Storage cases and replacement parts.
TAM-TB-BGL Tambourine Tuning Bolts, 5 pc.
tambourine tuning bolts



Tambourine Tuning Bolts, 5 pc. (Item Code: TAM-TB-BGL) Set of 5 Replacement clamps for exterior tunable Tambourines. Approximately 2 3/8 inch in length.



List Price: $19.90 per EACH
TAMC Nylon Case, 10" Tambourine
tambourine case



For 10" and smaller: tambourines, Defs, Frame Drums etc.



List Price: $18.90 per EACH
TAMC-11 Nylon Case, 11" Tambourine
tambourine case



Nylon Case, 11" Tambourine (Item Code: TAMC-11) For 11" and smaller: tambourines, Defs, Frame Drums etc. Zippered with strap.



List Price: $18.90 per EACH
TAMI Nickeled Brass Jingles, 10 Count
tambourine bells



Nickeled Brass Jingles, 10 Count (Item Count: TAMI) Nickel plated brass jingles used in tambourines. Diameter of jingles aprrox 2 1/2".



List Price: $4.90 per EACH
TAMJ Steel Tambourine Jingles, 100 Count
tambourine bells



Nickel plated steel jingles used on our featherweight tambourines.



List Price: $9.90 per EACH
TAMK Brass Tambourine Jingles, 100 Count
tambourine bells



Nickel plated brass jingles used on our star tambourines. 1& 11/16 inches in diameter.



List Price: $25.90 per EACH
Tambourines by Remo
Synthetic heads, beautiful designs, professional sounds.
TA-0309-GV Remo Riq, 9", Pretuned, Glen Velez
remo tambourine



Remo Riq, Pre-Tuned, 9" Diameter, 3" Depth. Designed by Glen Velez, grammy award winning international soloist, and a seminal figure in the history of the frame drum.



List Price: $117.75 per EACH
TA-0309-GV Remo Riq, 9", Pretuned, Glen Velez
remo tambourine



Remo Riq, Pre-Tuned, 9" Diameter, 3" Depth. Designed by Glen Velez, grammy award winning international soloist, and a seminal figure in the history of the frame drum.



List Price: $117.75 per EACH
TA-1507-LK Remo Tambourine, Lynn Kleiner
remo tambourine

Remo Tambourine, Lynn Kleiner measures 6 3/4" has a red body with blue trim with 4 pairs of small cymbals which are about 4 cm in diameter in 1 row around the frame. Take this tambourine anywhere, the synthetic head and ACOUSTICON frame will play well in-doors and out. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 6 3/4" diameter by approximately 1 1/2" deep. Made in USA.



List Price: $35.50 per EACH
TA-2512-AB Remo Tamburrello, 12"
remo tambourine



Tambourine, 12" Diameter, 2.5" Depth, 'Tamburello' Style



List Price: $107.25 per EACH
TA-2512-LR Remo Tar-Rine, 12", Layn Redmond
remo tambourine



A combination of the traditional North African tar and the tambourine, this instrument lends itself to many drum techniques from around the world. The Tar-Rine can be held like a Tar or Riq, or played on the knees. Features eight sets of German silver jingles, with a large diameter like the tar but with tambourine jingles. size: 2-5/8" x 12"


List Price: $142.75 per EACH
TA-2516-AB Remo Tambourine, 16", Madonna Graphic
remo tambourine



Italian signature series tambourine by world renown artist Alessandra Belloni. 1 row of 9 pairs of jingles. "The Black Madonna of Monserrat" Graphic. Size: 16" x 2 1/2". Synthetic head and frame.



List Price: $96.75 per EACH
TA-2792-LR Remo Riq, 9.25"x2.75" Layne Redmond
remo tambourine



This 9.25 inch diameter Riq has a fixed synthetic head on a 2.75 inch deep frame. Ten sets of brass cymbals in two rows provide great sound for your rhythms. Endorsed by Layne Redmond who specializes in small hand-held frame drums. She is known primarily for her performance with other women of the Mediterranean world.



List Price: $117.75 per EACH
TA-3010-LR Remo Tambourine, 10", Lotus, Redmond
remo tambourine



Featuring lighter jingles and a larger diameter than the traditional Riq, this new style of tambourine offers a larger sound and more adaptability for contemporary ensembles. The Lotus Tambourine is a cross between Middle Eastern and Western orchestral tambourines and features an internal hand grip and five sets of German silver jingles. Size: 2-5/8" x 10"

List Price: $144.00 per EACH
TA-3110-82 Remo Tambourine 10" Big Mouth
remo tambourine



This 10" inch diameter riq has a fixed synthetic head on a 2 inch deep frame. Eight sets of steel jingles provide great sound for your rhythms. Big Mouth Tambourine, Venwood Natural.



List Price: $66.00 per EACH
TA-4108-48 Remo Tambourine, Radiant, 8" x 1 Row
remo tambourine



You will love the look and the sound of this tambourine. Watch the colors dance over this 8" pre-tuned Mylar head and black frame printed in radiant holograms. There are 8 sets of steel jingles in the black frame. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 8" diameter by 1.75" deep.


List Price: $35.75 per EACH
TA-4110-48 Remo Tambourine, Radiant, 10" x 1 Row
remo tambourine


You will love the look and the sound of this tambourine. Watch the colors dance over this 10" pre-tuned Mylar head and black frame printed in radiant holograms. There are 8 sets of steel jingles in the black frame. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 10" diameter by 1.75" deep.


List Price: $40.00 per EACH
TA-4208-48 Remo Tambourine, Radiant, 8" x 2 Rows
remo tambourine

You will love the look and the sound of this tambourine. Watch the colors dance over this 8" pre-tuned Mylar head and black frame printed in radiant holograms. There are 16 sets of steel jingles in two rows in the black frame. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 8" diameter by 2" deep.



List Price: $43.25 per EACH
TA-4210-48 Remo Tambourine, Radiant, 10" x 2 Rows
remo tambourine



You will love the look and the sound of this tambourine. Watch the colors dance over this 10" pre-tuned Mylar head and black frame printed in radiant holograms. There are 16 sets of steel jingles in two rows in the black frame. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 10" diameter by 2" deep.

List Price: $48.50 per EACH
TA-5208-70 Remo Tambourine, Pretuned 8" x 2 Rows
remo tambourine


This tambourine has 16 sets of steel jingles in two rows and a pre-tuned Fiberskyn 3 TM head. Take this tambourine anywhere, the synthetic head and ACOUSTICON frame will play well in-doors and out. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythmic patterns and you can dream up. Tambourines are perfect for young and old players alike. The over-all size is 8" diameter by 2" deep.



List Price: $33.75 per EACH
TA-5208-ML Remo Tambourine, Economy, 8" x 2 Rows
remo tambourine



This tambourine has 16 sets of steel jingles in two rows and a pre-tuned Mylar head. Take this tambourine anywhere, the synthetic head and ACOUSTICON frame will play well in-doors and out. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythmic patterns and you can dream up. Tambourines are perfect for young and old players alike. The over-all size is 8" diameter by 2" deep.


List Price: $27.00 per EACH
TA-5210-70 Remo Tambourine, Pretuned, 10" x 2 Rows
remo tambourine



This tambourine has 16 sets of steel jingles in two rows and a pre-tuned Fiberskyn 3 TM head. Take this tambourine anywhere, the synthetic head and ACOUSTICON frame will play well in-doors and out. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythmic patterns and you can dream up. Tambourines are perfect for young and old players alike. The over-all size is 10" diameter by 2" deep.

List Price: $37.75 per EACH
TA-5210-ML Remo Tambourine, Economy, 10" x 2 Rows
remo tambourine



This tambourine has 16 sets of steel jingles in two rows and a pre-tuned Mylar ™ head. Take this tambourine anywhere, the synthetic head and ACOUSTICON frame will play well in-doors and out. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythmic patterns and you can dream up.


List Price: $29.25 per EACH
TA-9108-14 Remo Tambourine, 8", Praying Hand
remo tambourine


Perfect for devotional music and celebrations. Solemn hands raised in prayer are printed on the black background of this 8" pre-tuned Mylar head accented in gold trim. There are 8 sets of steel jingles in the black frame. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 08" diameter by 1.75" deep.


List Price: $28.00 per EACH
TA-9108-18 Remo Tambourine, 8", Religious Dove
remo tambourine


Let your praises sore, with this Dove tambourine. The white dove stands out on the blue background of this 8" pre-tuned Mylar head accented in gold trim. There are 8 sets of steel jingles in the white frame. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 8" diameter by 1.75" deep.


List Price: $28.00 per EACH
TA-9110-14 Remo Tambourine, 10", Praying Hands
remo tambourine


Perfect for devotional music and celebrations. Solemn hands raised in prayer are printed on the black background of this 10" pre-tuned Mylar head accented in gold trim. There are 8 sets of steel jingles in the black frame. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 10" diameter by 1.75" deep.


List Price: $32.50 per EACH
TA-9110-18 Remo Tambourine, 10", Religious Dove
remo tambourine


Let your thoughts sore, with this Dove tambourine. The white dove stands out on the blue background of this 10" pre-tuned Mylar head accented in gold trim. There are 8 sets of steel jingles in the white frame. The thumb hole in the frame lets you apply pressure to the head and play this like a deff. Tambourines are versatile and can be rapped, shaken, tapped and beat to create as many different rhythms as you can dream up. Overall size: 10" diameter by 1.75" deep.


List Price: $32.50 per EACH
Tambourine, Arabic Style Instruction
Impress your friends, get a book or CD and learn the Tambourine
LDTA Arabic Tambourine Book,Mary Ellen Donald
remo tambourine

A Comprehensive Course in Techniques and Performance for the Tambourine, Tar, and Mazhar by Mary Ellen Donald (1985)

Includes:
Basic music theory
Techniques for playing cabaret and classical tambourine, tar (wooden frame drum), and mazhar (giant tambourine)
Several variations for a number of Arabic rhythms

Companion CD sets sold separately.

List Price: $40.90 per EACH
LDTC1 Arabic Tambourine CD Vol. 1
remo tambourine

2 disc set of Volume I Companion Discs for Arabic Tambourine book. Volume I Covers the cabaret tambourine
(1985; re-mastered 1999; disc released 2005) Mary Ellen plays examples from the book and includes improvised solos. Arabic Tambourine book and Volume II CD set sold separately.Volume 2 Covers the classical tambourine, tar, & mazhar. Mary Ellen Donald has been involved in Middle Eastern music as a dance student and a musician since the late 1960's. She is known by many as the "Guru of finger cymbal playing." Mary Ellen studied dance with Jamila Salimpour, drum and tambourine with Vince Delgado, Tony Lammam, and various Arab drummers. She has written, produced and published several books and tapes on Middle Eastern music. Since the 1970's she has performed in numerous concerts, on albums including Magda Helmy, Gallal Kutub, Yusel Mostafa, and Light Rain, and on the soundtrack ABC-TV series, the Young Indiana Jones. Mary Ellen continues to be in high demand as a musician, teacher, and organizer of events.

List Price: $24.90 per EACH
LDTC2 Arabic Tambourine CD Vol. 2
remo tambourine

2 disc set of Volume II Companion Discs for Arabic Tambourine book. Volume II Covers the classical tambourine, tar, & mazhar
(1985; re-mastered 1999; disc released 2005) Mary Ellen plays examples from the book and includes improvised solos. Arabic Tambourine book and Volume I CD set sold separately.Volume Volume I Covers the cabaret tambourine Mary Ellen Donald has been involved in Middle Eastern music as a dance student and a musician since the late 1960's. She is known by many as the "Guru of finger cymbal playing." Mary Ellen studied dance with Jamila Salimpour, drum and tambourine with Vince Delgado, Tony Lammam, and various Arab drummers. She has written, produced and published several books and tapes on Middle Eastern music. Since the 1970's she has performed in numerous concerts, on albums including Magda Helmy, Gallal Kutub, Yusel Mostafa, and Light Rain, and on the soundtrack ABC-TV series, the Young Indiana Jones. Mary Ellen continues to be in high demand as a musician, teacher, and organizer of events.

List Price: $24.90 per EACH
Riq, Turkish
RQDRB Riq, Double Row, Fixed
turkish riq



Turkish Riq, Double Row of brass cymbals. This 9.25 inch diameter Riq has a fixed natural skin head on a 2.25 inch deep frame. Ten sets of brass cymbals in two rows provide great sound for your rhythms. Laminated wood for reinforced frame, weighs 2 lbs. Comes with nylon carrying case.


List Price: $92.90 per EACH
RQDRBT Riq, Double Row, Tunable
turkish riq


Turkish Riq, Double Row of brass cymbals,Tunable with Inlay. This 9.25 inch diameter Tunable Riq has a fixed natural skin head on a 2.25 inch deep frame. Ten sets of brass cymbals in two rows provide great sound for your rhythms. Laminated wood for reinforced frame, weighs 2 lbs. Comes with tuning tool and nylon carrying case.



List Price: $139.90 per EACH

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