The tabla is a popular percussion instrument used in Hindustani classical music, as well as in popular and devotional music in India and Pakistan. It is a pair of hand drums consisting of a small right hand drum called the dayan and a larger left hand drum called the bayan. Book Trainer


The dayan is played with the fingertips and has a higher pitch, while the bayan is played with the palms and has a lower pitch. The tabla is known for its complex rhythms and versatility, and is used to accompany vocal and instrumental music as well as to provide rhythmic accompaniment for dance performances. It is an integral part of the classical music traditions of North India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, and is also widely used in other styles of music and dance around the world.