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  • Rebecca Stewart2 suggested it was most likely a hybrid resulting from experiments with existing drums such as pakhawaj, dholak and naqqara.

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  • The origins of tabla repertoire and technique may be found in all three and in physical structure there are also elements of all three: the smaller pakhawaj head for the dayan, the naqqara kettledrum for the bayan, and the flexible use of the bass of the dholak.

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  • The Mirasis are also known as Pakhawaji, from the _pakhawaj_ or timbrel which they play; as Kawwal or one who speaks fluently, that is a professional, story-teller; and as Kalawant or one possessed of art or skill.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV Kumhar-Yemkala

  • At the time, Khusrau sawed a pakhawaj (a single two-headed wooden drum) in two.

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  • Though no one may never know exactly why Khusrau felt it necessary it to saw a pakhawaj in half, his act gave birth to the tabla.

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  • He's joined here by the great tabla player Abhijit Banerjee and Durga Prasad Majumdar on the pakhawaj, a barrel-shaped drum.

    Chicago Reader

  • Tuesday's concert offered a live performance of Jugalbandhi between tabla played by noted artist Kumar Bose and pakhawaj played by senior artist Bhairavi Shankar.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • This reminded his old fans of his historic concert at the city's Siri Fort auditorium way back in the '80s when Pandit Durga Lal had accompanied him on the pakhawaj.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Hari Mohan Sharma and Mohan Shyam Sharma on the language of the tabla and the pakhawaj.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Eating of 'asatwik bhojan' (impure food) and the phasing out of Dhrupad, for instance, have diluted the art and its image, and affected livelihoods, says veteran pakhawaj artiste Pandit Totaram Sharma.

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