Sounds of Pakistan

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Sounds of Pakistan


Tabla: percussion family, similar to bongos

Dholak: two headed hand drum

Harmonium: keyboard instrument like a reed board

South Asia as well as Central Asian, Persian, Turkish, Arabic and modern day Western popular music influences Pakistan’s musical genres. Drums are an instrumental favorite, as they bring out natural sounds. There is hip hop, rock, folk music, pop, and many other westernized genres as well, each having their own particular mixed sound from other places.