kachva sitar (Flat-cut gourd sitar)

~ String instrument

Description

More common in the 19th century, it was made of flat-cut gourd and had 16 frets, In the 1820s it was used by Ghulam Mohammed to develop the surbahar.

Relationships

from: India
derivations: surbahar (Bass sitar)
type of: sitar (Indian long-necked lute)
Wikidata: Q61054536 [info]