Bendir – Frame Drum “Benny”

AU $420.00

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Pro-level Moroccan style Bendir with external design features.
– Skinned with natural goat hide
– Signature snare effect sound.
– Uzbekistan banding.
We love the big buzz on this one!


Only 1 left in stock

SKU: Frame-004-Benny Categories: , ,

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The bendir is a traditional instrument that is played throughout North Africa, as well as in Sufi ceremonies; it was played, too, in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. In Turkish, the word bendir means “a big hand frame drum”. The bandir often has a snare (usually made of gut) stretched across the head, which gives the tone a buzzing quality when the drum is struck with the fingers or palm. The drum is played in a vertical position. One holds the drum by looping the thumb of the non-dominant hand through a hole in the frame.

40cm x 10cm

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