INDIAN MUSIC FORUM ARCHIVES: Tabla Forum: help new one :-)

 

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Manchoa
help new one :-) Dec 19, 2001 02:48 a.m.


Hy I�m new here and and new in Tabla playing (just got my tablas yesterday).
I want to ask - do I have to take some special care for tablas ? I mean - the bongos shoud oiled when too dry, ect.
Thanks
TheMonk
Re:help new one :-) Dec 19, 2001 04:12 p.m.


Get talc powder and use it on your hands. The heads should stay dry all the time. Dont let sweat get on them. keep them in a not so humid environment. Keep them in the case when you dont play, or leave the covers over the heads when not in use.
TheMonk
Re:help new one :-) Dec 19, 2001 04:13 p.m.


Also keep the dayan in tune as much as possible.
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