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MAHARAJA MUSICALS SPECIAL TANPURI - FLAT INSTRUMENTAL TANPURA/TAMBURA WITH 4 STRINGS - FF MODEL (with wooden carving)
Product Code - FF
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FULLY TUNED, PROFESSIONAL QUALITYTANPURI WITH MAGNIFICENT SOUND
MADE WITH THOROUGHY-DRIED TUN WOOD
NATURAL FINISH, POLISHED TO PERFECTION
4 STEEL STRINGS
CARVED SHEESHAM WOODEN TUNING PEGS
EXQUISITE INLAY WORK
DELICATE WOODEN CARVING
FLAT WOODEN TOOMBA
HANDMADE, CAMEL BONE BRIDGE
FINE-TUNING BEADS 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 & TUNING STRING
OPTIONAL EXTRAS: PADDED GIG BAG, MIZRABS, FIBER
CASE, EXTRA SET OF STRINGS & TUNING STRING
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 SPECIAL TANPURI (FLAT INSTRUMENTAL TANPURA/TAMBURA) - FF MODEL
Flat Tanpuri is an instrumental Tanpura. It's a piece of excellent craftsmanship and uses finest materials. It has a rounded & sustained sound, with a richness in overtones that is so typical for this Tanpura variant. The varnishing of the Tanpura is done nearly without pigments in order to show the natural grain of the wood to its better advantage. The keynote can be tuned to c – d.
This instrumental Tanpura is about 100 cm in length and is stringed with 4 thin steel strings. It has a flat wooden sound box and neck. The sound can be described as clear and silvery. The characteristic tuning of an instrumental Tanpura is around c (c - d). Instrumental Tanpuras are used in Indian music e.g. at Sarod or Sitar concerts.
The richness in overtones is closely related to the position of the threads which are squeezed in between bridge and strings. The position of the threads changes the bearing angle between strings and bridge and so influences a strong or less strong vibrating/twanging which is responsible for the richness in overtones. If you would like to maintain or change the richness in overtones, you should newly adjust these threads every once in a while in order to keep your favourite sound pattern. This may be necessary with every new tuning of the instrument.
This Tanpuri is made my Manu ji - our master string craftsman. He pays full attention to good craftsmanship and the sound quality of every single instrument. This Tanpuri also features tasteful inlay work. In addition, it also features wooden carving throughout.
Tuning of a 4-String Tanpura
Standard tuning: fifth - octave - octave - keynote
1st alternative: fourth - octave - octave - keynote
2nd alternative: seventh - octave - octave - keynote
3rd alternative: sixth - octave - octave - keynote
Length: 40 Inches approx.
Weight: 2 KG to 3 KG approx.
Extra Set of Strings
Tun Wood, Camel Bone, Steel