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Subject: Tulkarm Governorate, Music of Qatar, Drums, Kafr Abbush, Kafr Zibad
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The Al-Ras drum is a large drum used in the battle dance Ayyala, a folk dance of Qatar and U.A.E.. The Al-ras leads the dance and sets the beat for the smaller Takhamir drums that follow.

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