Barrel shaped drum used in Carnatic classical music
Two-faced cylindrical percussion instrument used by Carnatic (South Indian) musicians.
drum from south India. It has two oval faces of different size; the artist plays with fingers to mark the Bhârata-nâtyam dance rhythm
The primary percussion instrument in South Indian Classical music
The mridangam is a percussion instrument from South India. It is the primary rhythmic accompaniment in a Carnatic music ensemble. Alternate spellings include mridanga, mrudangam, and mrithangam.