INDIAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Palkhi, a unique feature of Maharashtrian culture, is a 1000-year-old tradition followed by the warkaris (people who follow the wari, a fundamental ritual). People collectively go singing and dancing, chanting Dnyanoba-Tukaram in what are called as Dindis (organised group of warkaris) to the holy town of Pandharpur in Hindu months of Ashadh (June-July) and Karthik (November-December).The Palkhi starts in the month of Jyeshth (June) and the whole process lasts a total of 22 days. Every year ...
Sitar - The sitar is a plucked stringed instrument used mainly in classical music in north Indian and Pakistan. It is believed to have been derived from the veena, an ancient Indian instrument. It underwent many changes starting in the Mughal courts. The modern sitar evolved in 18th century India. The sitar became known in the western world through the works of Ravi Shankar and after the Beatles featured the sitar in their compositions.
Harmonium Dark Wood Color 9 Stop (PDI-DC) by buyRaagini.com. $289.00. Harmonium is an Indian musical instrument that resembles reed organ. The Harmonium is a small, manually-pumped musical instrument that uses fixed reeds for creating basic sounds. Harmoniums consist of (reed banks) metal bands which vibrate when air flows over them, a pumping apparatus, stops for drones, and the keyboard. There are two types of harmonium: a foot-pumped version, and a hand-pumped portable versio...