The bendir (بندير; plural banadir, بنادير; also called erbeni or arbani) is a frame drum used as a traditional instrument throughout North Africa. Unlike the tambourine, it has no jingles but most often has a snare (usually made of gut) stretched across its head, which when the drum is struck with the fingers or palm gives the tone a bu...
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Northern African hand drum constructed from a circular wooden frame, 40-50 cm across,with a taut skin stretched over it. Used in many forms of traditional and modern music from this region.
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