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Submitted by:
Arianne May Amosin
Angelics - III

Submitted to:
Ms. Rhoma Grace Vulcan
MAPEH Teacher


Sitar is the most popular stringed instrument of India and has
been in use for about 700 years. It is fashioned from a seasoned
gourd and teakwood and has twenty mental frets with six or
seven playing strings and nineteen sympathetic strings below.

 SANTOOR . The body is carved from a single piece of well-seasoned teakwood and the belly covered with goat skin. SAROD Sarod is another popular stringed instrument.  SARANGI The name derives from Sau Rangi meaning 100 colours. It is one of the major instruments of North India. Sarangi is played with a bow and has four main strings and as many as forty resonant strings.  ESRAJ Esraj is played with a bow and has many strings.  TANPURA Tanpura is a four or five stringed instrument which gives the essential drone background to all Indian music. It is generally used to accompany singers but can also be a solo instrument.

 TABLA Tabla is the overall term for two drums.Santoor is a North Indian instrument originating from Kashmir. which are played as accompaniment to North Indian music and dance. It has more than a hundred strings which run across a hollow rectangular box and the strings are struck by a pair of slim carved walnut mallets. . three drones and rhythm strings and eleven to thirteen resonating strings.  PAKHAWAJ Pakhawaj is a long bodied wooden drum with both ends covered in skin and is the most traditional drum of North India.  VICHITRA VEENA Vichitra Veena is a comparatively recent addition to the Veena family. It is a fretless stringed instrument with four main strings.