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Why does small tabla daaya breaks some time?

Why does the small daaya tabla break some times? And how to avoid it so that it does not break? I have seen in many programs that they keep more than 1 daaya tabla but only 1 baya tabla.
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What is the effect/role of Syahi on the Tabla skins?

What is the effect of Syahi (the black metallic glue) in the middle of Tablas ? What would happen to the sound if it was: removed added twice as more glue The player who had sold me one of his ...
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Should tabla drum produce any buzzing?

Earlier today I was trying out two tabla drum sets in a music shop and I noticed that both sets they had were producing a buzzing sound while being played. I am no tabla player but I have been playing ...
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How to play Tabla in a music composition?

So I've been playing Tabla since I was in 4th grade and I know most of the stuff about it and how to play it (like the Thekas and the Relas and the Kaaydas and all the other good stuff. I learned to ...