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Percussion instruments are mentioned in the ancient Sanskrit text Natya Shastra.

They have been common in classical Indian music and folk tribal music. Some look like tabla, but a detailed examination show some evolutionary differences.

Source Tribal drums
Author Nagarjun Kandukuru from Bangalore, India


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