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It's a Dholak, Dummy 

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Ben Kim:

FYI, the instrument Tjinder Singh has taped to a bar stool in the photo accompanying your review of Cornershop ("The Sound of Borders Breaking," December 8) is a dholak, not a tabla. A tabla consists of two drums which are not connected.

Carl Smeller

Rogers Park

Ben Kim replies:

Thanks for the correction.


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