rudra veena (Ancient large North Indian tube zither)

~ String instrument

Description

Considered the originator of all Indian strings (veena) it was used for ritual and meditation, North Indian raga and Dhrupad music. It has two dried gourd resonators and a body of bamboo with 24 wooden frets and 4 main, 2-3 secondary and one drone string.

Relationships

from:India
type of:tube zither
part of:bīn (Family of ancient Indian stick zither chordophones)
picture:https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rudraveena1.JPG [info]
Wikidata:Q5266546 [info]
information page:http://www.rudravina.com/ [info]