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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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In fact, One of the treatments on offer is a rhythmic spa ritual that captures the spirit of Emirati Bedouin life, against the soundtrack of the beat of a Doumbek (Arabic goblet drum).
Danziger is a celebrated performer, teacher and composer known for her expertise on the dumbek, or darbuka, the Middle Eastern goblet drum. In addition to the dumbek, she plays the 12-string kemenche tarhu, a rare and exotic bowed instrument, designed after the Iranian spike fiddle.
Just a couple of people on a goblet drum and one man with a microphone was all that was needed to keep the entire stadium entertained.
John has learned how to play the djembe - a ropetuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands and originally from West Africa.
"One of them is a beautiful young Egyptian woman called Sabrine El Hossamy, who plays the goblet drum, or darbuka, that is made out of Nile fish skin" Elkatsha reveals.
Balen also sits in front of the tabla on a tune called Weightless and slaps a Middle Eastern goblet drum on Imam.
27, Issa Coulibaly will play the djembe, a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum, also from West Africa.
One was treated to a solo on the saxophone in one piece and then the goblet drum in another.
He will be joined in his New York concert by Mohammad Ghavihelm on the tombak (goblet drum).
And so a trio whose instruments include a ring of graduated bells, a Tibetan singing bowl, a doumbek (goblet drum), a sizzle strip (a spring of steel band), a nameless spiral chime, and a zither promises humanity in a genre most associated with affectless computer-generated gimmicks.
Guest artists from Egyptian jazz band Eftekasat joined the group for several numbers mid-show, bringing with them traditionally Middle Eastern instruments such as nay flute (Layth Soliman) and goblet drum (Hany Bedair) as well as keyboard (Amro Saleh).
The ensemble instrumentation used in the Iraqi maqam, or Al Chalghi Al Baghdad, includes a qari' - reader of maqam (singer), three santur players (hammered dulcimers), juzah (spike fiddle), tablah or dunbak (goblet drum), and sometimes riqq (tambourine).