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Kansa Manjira

  • Kansa Manjira (MAN001)
  • Kansa Manjira (MAN001)
  • Kansa Manjira (MAN001)
  • Kansa Manjira (MAN001)
  • Kansa Manjira (MAN001)

Kansa Manjira

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The Manjira is a traditional percussion instrument of India. In its simplest form, it is a pair of small hand cymbals. It is also known as manjeera, taal, jalra, khartal or kartal, Gini.

They often accompany folk or devotional music and are used in various religious ceremonies of India, especially bhajans. The manjira is an ancient instrument. Pictures of it have been found in temples dating back to the earliest times. It's small and easy to carry.

This pair is made up of brass.  They produce a rhythmic tinkling sound when struck together. The sound's pitch varies according to their size, weight and the material of their construction. A player can also adjust the timbre by varying the point of contact while playing.

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