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  • (ting-ah)                  (teh-oon)

    A huge Mother drum of the sekelebe set, played with hand and stick. The rounded shape helps produce a full tone and there is plenty of sub bass underneath as the drum has strong carved feet to raise it from the floor.

    Small Tinga in Benin:

    Large Tinga leading as part of a Yoruba drum ensemble :

    Large Tinga leading in a Benin women's drum ensemble :


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