Saraswati veena (Ancient Carnatic veena lute)

~ String instrument

Description

Used in Carnatic tradition, named after goddess of art and music Saraswati, it is known since ancient times. Lute with a gourd sound resonator, it has 24 fixed frets, 7 steel strings (4 main & 3 drone)

Relationships

from:India
used in:carnatic classical
part of:veena (Family of ancient Indian lute-like chordophones)
picture:https://staticbrainz.org/irombook/veena/veena_saraswati_player.png [info]
Wikidata:Q16155191 [info]