sursingar (19th century large North-Indian dhrupad bass-sarod)
~ String instrument
Improved further by Jaffar Khan, it had a wooden soundboard, the fingerboard covered with iron and all strings are steel or bronze.
Less common today, it was used for Dhrupad style music.
|invented by:||Jaffar Khan (Seni rabab player and inventor of sursringar)|
|type of:||lute family|
|derived from:||seni rebab (Medieval Indian evolution of the Afghan (kabuli) rabab)|
|hybrid of:||seni rebab (Medieval Indian evolution of the Afghan (kabuli) rabab)|
sitar (Indian long-necked fretted gourdlute)
|information page:||https://www.sursringar.org/ [info]|
|other databases:||https://saisaibatake.ame-zaiku.com/musical/instruments_sursringar.html [info]|