PROFESSIONAL PAKHAWAJ FIVE STAR DAYAN IN LOW OCTAVE C - D
This Dayan produces an incredible impressiv deep, full, warm and long standing sound as it is well known and appreciated from a good Pakhawaj. For Tabla players it is always a special pleasure when they acquire a very good Dayan in this low octave tuning. In order to obtain a Dayan in this deep tuning in an excellent sound quality, the person making the Dayan must have very special experience and skill. Otherwise the result can be mediocre at best. Usually the tuning of a Dayan is linked with the diameter of the skin; the deeper the tuning the bigger the diameter of the skin. For a Dayan with the pitch og a Pakhawaj (C - D) you normally use a skin diameter of 16,5 cm (6 1/2 inches) or 18 cm (7 inches). Tarang does not offer this Pakhawaj dayan in other qualities
A really good Tabla manufacturer can also use a corpus with a larger diameter and process the skin in a way that it can reach this high tuning in spite of the size and even achieve an unparalleled better sound. The frequency range with 13.5 cm - 14 cm is considerably higher, the sound is warmer and more lingering. These high-pitched E-Dayans on offer from TARANG are an exceptional speciality made possible by the commitment of Tabla maestro Sajal Karmakar. Normally they are never made in this way for the market because too much time and effort is involved.
The special attention that is paid to this Five Star Dayan during manufacturing is in keeping with the description on the page offering the Five Star Tabla quality. Please see Five Star Tabla »