Musical instruments

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  The video takes you on a journey of discovery—of Libuh, a musical instrument indigenous to the Chokri Chakhesang people of Nagaland, which is used to accompany the folk song form known as Li. The threat to the Li tradition from modern music unfolds through interviews of distinguished…
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Praveena: Namaskaram, Prof. Ritha Rajan. It is very nice of you to have agreed to share your thoughts on Veena Dhanammal. Veena Dhanammal is a very revered name in Carnatic music. Can you tell us little about Veena Dhanammal?     Ritha Rajan: Namaskaram, Praveena. I have also heard a lot about…
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In this article, Joep Bor traces the origin and history of bowed instruments in India.
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This article by Joep Bor is about the classical sarangi, used in classical music, the makers of the instrument and the techniques involved in playing it.
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This article by Joep Bor is a study on the different types of Sarangis played across India.
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Hailing from a lineage of court dancers and musicians, Veena Dhanammal created her own niche in the male-dominated music world of Chennai with her veena and voice. Her sweet voice blended perfectly well with the gentle timbres of her veena. A vast repertoire built up through oral tradition, staunch…
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The article gives a brief description regarding the theories of Indian physicist C.V. Raman on musical instruments.
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The article lists some of the earliest literary references to Sarangi.
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T. C. Satyanath writes about the Violin, its different models, parts of the instrument and some of the violin players.
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The articles features news and notes from an exhibition on the work of Satyajit Ray, an exhibition of Indian musical instruments and Rashtriya Hindi Natya Samaroha held in Bhopal.
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