rudra veena (Ancient large North Indian tube zither)

~ String instrument


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.


used in:dhrupad
hindustani classical
type of:tube zither
part of:bīn (Family of ancient Indian stick zither chordophones)
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