NAGADA

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Nagada

Nagada are the kettle drums of the old naubat (traditional ensemble of nine instruments).  These drums are about 1 - 2 feet in diameter, and played with sticks.  Today this instrument is usually used to accompany shehnai.

 

Other North Indian Drums

 


 

Selected Video

Nagara Nam of Assam

 

RhythmQuest in Pushkar

 

Nagara Drum Jam Pushkar, India

 


 

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