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Violin String instrument, Bowed string instrument More widely used in Carnatic as an accompaniment to vocal and other instruments.
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Guitar String instrument, Plucked string instrument Guitar Prasanna has adapted guitar for Carnatic music extremely well. Give a listen to the ...
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Veena Plucked string instrument Widely used Carnatic instrument
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Ghatam Carnatic percussion
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Tambura Plucked string instrument Used as a drone to maintain the pitch
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Tabla Percussion, Drum The most popular Indian percussion instrument. If you haven't heard Ustad Zakir Hussain ...
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Sitar Plucked string instrument Who hasn't heard Pandit Ravi Shankar's mesmerizing music? Sitar is widely used in Hindustani ...
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Mridangam Carnatic percussion instrument
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Shehnai Hindustani wind instrument
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Nadaswaram Carnatic wind instrument
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Santoor The scintillating sounds of santoor are always soothing for the soul. Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma ...
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Bansuri The bamboo flute. Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia is a treat to listen to!
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Sarangi Bowed string instrument Hindustani stringed instrument
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Kanjira Carnatic percussion. Popular contemporary player is Selva ganesh.
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added by JodyDeMarco Contemporary harpsichord
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Saxophone Woodwind instrument Before Kadri Gopalnath, I believe the sax was considered "unadaptable" for Carnatic ...
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Sarod Plucked string instrument Stringed instrument
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Mandolin Plucked string instrument Another Western instrument adapted well for Carnatic music by maestro U. Srinivas.
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