Flat Sitarblackdesigner Tun Woodravi Shankar Stylewith Cig Bag, String, Mizrab
BRAND NEW HAND MADE INDIAN DESIGNER FLAT WOODEN SITAR. The sitar is a plucked stringed instrument predominantly used in Hindustani classical music, where it has been ubiquitous since the Middle Ages. Artists such as Ravi Shankar have popularized this instrument around the world. It derives its resonance from sympathetic strings, a long hollow neck and a gourd resonating chamber. Sitar has a varying number of strings from 17 to 23. It has three to four playing strings and three to four drone strings. The approach to tuning is somewhat similar to other Indian stringed instruments. These strings are plucked with a wire finger plectrum called Mizrab. There are also a series of sympathetic strings lying under the frets.
These strings are almost never played but they vibrate whenever the corresponding note is sounded. Sitar is constructed of wood Teak, Mahogany or Tun, Gourd, Metal and Bone. 42 INCHES 105 CM Approx. Size can fluctuate up to 3 to 5 CM. As this is a handmade product.
Weight can fluctuate up to 1/2 KG. To 1 KG as this is a handmade product.
Designing work on Sitar may be slightly different from the displayed images. Sitar wood color may light or darker because this is handmade. The item "FLAT SITARBLACKDESIGNER TUN WOODRAVI SHANKAR STYLEWITH CIG BAG, STRING, MIZRAB" is in sale since Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\String\Folk & World\Sitars".
The seller is "music-junction" and is located in Ghaziabad. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Model: FLAT SITAR
- Country/Region of Manufacture: India
- Custom Bundle: No
- Instrument: Sitar
- Type: Electric
- MPN: Does Not Apply
- Finish: Polished
- Handedness: Right Handed
- Modified Item: No
- Skill Level: Intermediate
- COLOR: Black
- Brand: Ganpati Musicals