More About Cajon
Cajun is made from plywood sheets that are 13 to 19 mm in thickness. ‘Tapa’ is the striking surface of the instrument while the sound hole is present on the back side. Modern ...
Getting to Know Guitar
There are two main types of guitars, acoustics, and electric, with further subcategories. It has many parts, a headstock at one end that adjusts the tension of the string and a neck that holds the guitar’s frets, fretboards, tuners, and more, a truss road, inlays, and ...
Persian Ney Facts
The Persian ney has 7 segments as compared to 9 in Turkish and Arabic ney. The difference in the pitch of the ney depends on its size, longer neys have low pitches and shorter nays have higher pitches. Conventionally made from wood, modern neys can also be ...
Kamancheh Facts You Need to Know
Kamancheh means ‘little bow’ in Persian. This glorious instrument has a long neck and a fingerboard that is designed as a truncated inverse cone, with four metal strings. Kamancheh playing became a part of the UNESCO intangible Cultural Heritage list in 2017.
Such Music Much Wow
Amazing how walnut and maple wood can make such good music. The santoor is a musical instrument made from walnut and maple wood. It is a trapezoid shaped hammered dulcimer having 25 bridges, each bridge having 4 strings, coming to a total of 100 strings.