Yazh (Ancient Indian Instrument)
The yazh (Tamil: யாழ், also transliterated yāḻ) (pronounced yarl where the l sound here is unique to Tamil language) is a Harp used in ancient Tamil music which was the ancestor of modern-day veena.
Structure :The yazh was an open-stringed polyphonous instrument, with gut strings (narambu) with a wooden boat-shaped skin-covered resonator and an ebony stem.
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Kinds of Yazh :
- Periyazh - 21 strings
- Makarayazh - 19 strings
- Cakotayazh - 14 strings
- Cenkottiyazh - 7 strings.
open-stringed polyphonous instrument; Ancient Veena
It is an Ancient Indian Instrument which is also know as ancestor of Veena.It had open strings and a wooden body. It was mainly used by the Tamils.