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Daf is one of the percussion musical instruments with own role in the historical development of our musical culture. To imagine medieval music parties without daf was impossible.
In miniature works of art described the palace music parties daf has its own place in combinations of jang-ney-daf, barbat-jang-ney-, ney-tanbur-daf.
A pair of copper is fixed in each of the four sides of the frame and it provides sound timbre of idiomembrane instrument. Its frame is made of nuts, and face from fish skin. The diameter of daf is 250-260 mm, and thickness of frame is 45-50 mm.
At present, it is rarely used. 





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