Maddalam of Palakkad Kerala Percussion Musical Instrument Type of Dholak
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: 4.54 g (approximate)
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The Maddalam or madhalam is a drum made out of the wood of the jackfruit tree. It has two sides for playing, made out of leather, and has a different kind of sounds on each side. The Maddalam is a heavy instrument which is hung around the waist of the person playing, and the player stands all the while to perform. The Maddalam is a vital instrument in traditional Kerala percussion ensembles like Panchavadyam, Keli and Kathakali orchestra.
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