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MAHARAJA MUSICALS BLACK SITAR – KHARAJ PANCHAM – GULAB PATTA - HALF DECORATED - WITH FIBER TROLLEY
Product Code - AID
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FULLY TUNED, PROFESSIONAL QUALITY SITAR WITH MAGNIFICENT ACOUSTIC SOUND
MADE WITH THOROUGHY-DRIED TUN WOOD
STEEL, BRONZE & BRASS STRINGS
KHARAJ PANCHAM: 7 MAIN & 13 SYMPATHETIC STRINGS
CARVED WOODEN TUNING PEGS
EXQUISITE INLAY WORK
HALF DECORATED, GULAB PATTA DESIGN (ROSE LEAF)
SINGLE TOOMBA (ONE MAIN GOURD TOOMBA)
HANDMADE, CAMEL BONE BRIDGES
FINE-TUNING BEADS/DUCK MADE WITH CAMEL BONE
(YOU CAN REQUEST FIBER BRIDGES AND BEADS INSTEAD OF CAMEL BONE AT NO EXTRA COST)
INCLUDES MIZRABS, EXTRA SET OF STRINGS
INCLUDES A FIBER TROLLEY (WITH WHEELS)
OPTIONAL EXTRAS: LEARN PADDED GIG BAG, SURFACE TOUCH PICKUP
INSTRUMENT HAND MADE IN INDIA
FREE SHIPPING VIA BLUE DART / DTDC / SPEED POST
This item is shipped using surface transport mode and reaches you within 5 to 10 working days after dispatch!
ABOUT THIS SITAR - AID MODEL
Sitar is as unique and fascinating instrument as the music it creates. There are different types of sitars and the construction of a quality sitar differs for each type. Making of sitar is a complex process. These instruments are crafted by experienced sitar 'makers' or 'fitters'.
This Black Sitar has been designed according to Kharaj Pancham Style & hence, it contains 7 Main Strings & 13 Sympathetic Strings. This Sitar is about 51 inches in length and weighs around 3 KG. This Sitar has been specially designed using Tun Wood.
This Sitar is handcrafted in India and also contains bridges made from camel bone. It contains tasteful inlay work and half decorated gulab patta design to give it a beautiful look and is black in color. It is accompanied with Mizrabs & Extra Set of Strings. This Sitar also contains one main gourd toomba. We have included a high quality Fiber Trolley, which can be very handy to transport this Sitar.
These best Quality Sitars are specially crafted for professional musicians and meet their highest requirements. They are designed on the basis of traditional art of instrument-making. These produce amazing sound and their brilliant designs make them instruments for life.
Our Sitars come with a closed jawari.
OPTION OF CUSTOM-BUILD AT NO EXTRA COST
You can ask us to change the following at no extra cost:
Normally our Sitars are made for right handed players, but we can change them to be Left handed at no extra cost.
This Sitar is a Kharaj Pancham (Ravi Shankar Style), but we can change it to Gandhar Pancham (Vilayat Khan Style) at no extra cost.
Please contact us and let us know if you need any of these changes, before or immediately after placing your order.
Please note that these customisations will increase the time to send this Sitar.
Tuning of Main Strings
String farthest from the tuning pegs is chosen to be the first main string. Hence while holding the Sitar with its strings on your side, rightmost string would be the first string.
First String – Ma – F (an octave below middle C)
Second String – Sa – C (below the F of first string)
Third String – Pa – G (below C of second string)
Fourth String – Sa – C (2 octaves below middle C, below G of third string)
Fifth String – Pa – G – (above the F of first string)
Sixth String – Sa – C (Middle C, above the G of fifth string)
Seventh String – Sa – C (Above the C of sixth string)
Tuning of Sympathetic Strings
There is no hard & fast rule for tuning these strings. These can be tuned according to the raga you are playing.
Black Sitar - Single Toomba
Length: 51 Inches approx.
Weight: 3 KG to 4 KG approx.
Extra Set of Strings
Tun Wood, Camel Bone, Brass Metal