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    • Type: Sub-New Feature
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: (gciEX)
    • Component/s: String instrument
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      Description

      Description

      A sarinda is a bowed and stringed Indian folk musical instrument. It is a crossover between ludes and fiddles (consisting of a neck and a deep round back, with a sound hole in the body and played with a bow)

      Structure

      It has around ten to thirty strings. The bottom part of the front of its hollow wooden sound box is covered with animal skin.

      How it is Played : It is played while sitting on the ground in a vertical orientation with a bow in one hand.

      Origin

      Central, north-western and eastern India.

      Importance In religion and culture.

      It is an important instrument in the tribal Santhals of West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha. Several ethnic groups of India, e.g. , Punjabi people, the folk artists of Rajasthan, Assam and Tripura, use the sarinda in their traditional music and dance.

      Classification

      Bowed String Instrument

      Related Instruments

      Sarangi

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              zaphodbeeblebrox CatQuest, the Endeavouring Cat!
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              divided7777 Divyansh Singh
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