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Extinct Indian Musical Instruments - Mayuri. This peacock shaped stringed instrument was very popular in nineteenth century.

Extinct Indian Musical Instruments - Mayuri. This peacock shaped stringed instrument was very popular in nineteenth century.

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INSTRUMENTS FOR JOY - RESEARCH DDO:) MOST POPULAR RE-PINS - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/instruments-for-joy/ - Oriental guitar or lyre  type instrument: Sursanga lute, 19th C, made from Indian wood, pearl & ivory.  Sursanga is one of many Indian lute instruments popular in 19th century. India art features lutes in Ragamala paintings. Richly decorated musical instruments such as this sursanga were often given as gifts & used for display or wall decorations rather than playing…

INSTRUMENTS FOR JOY - RESEARCH DDO:) MOST POPULAR RE-PINS - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/instruments-for-joy/ - Oriental guitar or lyre type instrument: Sursanga lute, 19th C, made from Indian wood, pearl & ivory. Sursanga is one of many Indian lute instruments popular in 19th century. India art features lutes in Ragamala paintings. Richly decorated musical instruments such as this sursanga were often given as gifts & used for display or wall decorations rather than playing…

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This sitar with 7 melody and 13 sympathetic strings was made in 1997 by Murari Adhikari, son of Nityananda Adhikari, an early 20th-century innovator of sitar construction. Murari continued to incorporate his father's improvements that included elaborate engraving and carving, rounded frets, a concave neck, changes in bridge design, and adjustments that produce an even tone from high to low.

This sitar with 7 melody and 13 sympathetic strings was made in 1997 by Murari Adhikari, son of Nityananda Adhikari, an early 20th-century innovator of sitar construction. Murari continued to incorporate his father's improvements that included elaborate engraving and carving, rounded frets, a concave neck, changes in bridge design, and adjustments that produce an even tone from high to low.

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Sursanga Date: ca. 1880 Geography: Bengal, India Medium: Tun wood, gourd, bone, ivory. gut, wire Dimensions: L. 106.7 cm (42 in.); D. 24.1 cm (9½ in.) Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-unfretted Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889

Sursanga Date: ca. 1880 Geography: Bengal, India Medium: Tun wood, gourd, bone, ivory. gut, wire Dimensions: L. 106.7 cm (42 in.); D. 24.1 cm (9½ in.) Classification: Chordophone-Lute-plucked-unfretted Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889

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