Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Rajasthan Musical Month # 3- Tanpura

This is known as "Tanpura".Generally used by the Saints and vocal singers.The sound quality if simply great and music is very soothing.

5 comments:

  1. it's really amazing design. we have also in greece a musical instrument called tampuras.
    you can see it here:
    http://kostas.dekavalas.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&catid=6%3Atraditional-instruments&id=21%3Atampouras&Itemid=16&lang=el

    or here
    http://images.google.gr/imgres?imgurl=http://www.klika.gr/cms/images/stories/teyxos5/tabouras_2_001.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.klika.gr/cms/index.php%3Foption%3Dcom_content%26task%3Dview%26id%3D216%26Itemid%3D171&usg=__91vH6JzaSt8FyJ9Vs9y6tN4Cb1M=&h=385&w=400&sz=43&hl=el&start=1&sig2=Qp7cMlCrPqiKido9FVyQqQ&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=UVW6L0iRKP-KFM:&tbnh=119&tbnw=124&prev=/images%3Fq%3D%25CE%25A4%25CE%2591%25CE%259C%25CE%25A0%25CE%259F%25CE%25A5%25CE%25A1%25CE%2591%25CF%2582%26hl%3Del%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26sa%3DX%26um%3D1&ei=AUhpS9iMIdPC-QbenYm4Bw

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  2. This is a magnificent instrument! It looks rather compllicated! I wish you could post that music on your blog somehow....

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  3. Old Leif stole my thunder again. But he's from Minneesota so that's expected...

    I was also going to say it looks complicated so far as playing it, but then again, maybe not as there seems to be only four strings...like a ukulele.

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  4. Oh, this is new to me too as new to you is the spider crab.

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