seni rebab (Medieval Indian evolution of the Afghan (kabuli) rabab)

~ String instrument


Larger, with a longer neck than the kabuli rabab, it has a hide covered soundbox and wooden fingerboard with mostly gut strings, it was developed during medieval times by Tansen, who improved it and gave it metal sympathetic strings.


derivations and has hybrids:sursingar (19th century large North-Indian dhrupad bass-sarod)
derived from:kabuli rabab (Ancient Afghan plucked lute member of the bowed rebab family)
Wikidata:Q7450625 [info]