electric sitar (electric guitar variant of sitar)

~ String instrument


an electric derivation of the sitar, it often features sympathetic strings and a more guitar shaped body.


An electric sitar is a type of electric guitar designed to mimic the sound of the sitar, a traditional musical instrument of India. Depending on the manufacturer and model, these instruments bear varying degrees of resemblance to the traditional sitar. Most resemble the electric guitar in the style of the body and headstock, though some have a body shaped to resemble that of the sitar (such as a model made by Danelectro).

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derived from:electric guitar
sitar (Indian long-necked fretted gourdlute)
invented by:Danelectro (original Danelectro, electric guitar etcetera manufacturer) (in 1967)
Wikidata:Q11877740 [info]