(Tabla Machine or Tabla Box)

by David Courtney working tools

Riyaz Master tabla machine by Radel

The tabla peti is an electronic box which automatically generates tabla thekas in various tals at a variety of tempos.  The names for these devices vary tremendously according to the manufacturer and model.  Common brands are the Riyaz Master, Taal Tarang, and the Taalmaala by Radel, and the Sur Sangat Professional by Shvimaal Electronics.



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