Talking Drums – Ghana
Talking drums…the voice of Africa!!!
Talking Drums are widely used in Ghana, especially by the Ashanti’s. They send messages of happiness, sorrow, war etc., to other tribes through the beating of the drum. They are called “Talking Drums” because they can produce a wide range of pitches by squeezing the drum under your arm as you strike the head. They are carved from a single piece of wood and are headed with goat skins. Generally, the smaller the drum size, the higher the pitch, so the larger drums tend to have a deeper bass tone. A mallet is included with each drum.
6″ x 10″
7″ x 15″
8″ x 19″