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dar·bu·ka

 (där-bo͞o′kə)
n.
A goblet- or hourglass-shaped hand drum having a single drumhead, typically held in the lap or under the arm and widely used in Middle Eastern, Balkan, and North African music. Also called dumbek.

[Ultimately (partly via Turkish darbuka) from Arabic darabukka, dirbakka, perhaps from Syriac 'ardbakkā.]
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Danziger is a celebrated performer, teacher and composer known for her expertise on the dumbek, or darbuka, the Middle Eastern goblet drum.
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Five days later, as the historic gathering drew to a close, drummers pounding West African goblet drums called djembes greeted the 500 delegates as they gathered in the plenary hall for final eucharist.