This Sarangi is carved from one piece of toon wood in India. It is 27 inches long with 3 gut main strings which are bowed & 35 steel sympathic strings. The bone bridge sits atop a goat skin to produce a unique sound. The end of the instrument has a plate of brass attached to it. It is decorated with fish inlays & has a semi glass finish. It includes bow, fiberglass case, tuning tool and cloth bag.
Item overall: 27" L x 7" H x 8" W
Body/Bowl: 10" L x 5" H x 8" W
Body: One piece construction of toon.
Neck: Made of toon.
Soundboard: The sound board is goatskin.
Strings: There are 3 main Gut string and 35 sympathic steel strings.
Tuning: Tunings vary based on Ragas: a common tuning is SA, lower PA and low SA
Tuning Pegs/Levers: There are 4 main and 35 sympathic strings.
Nut: Made from bone. Neck at Nut: 4.5" W; Nut: 2.5" W
Neck at Body Joint: 5.5" W
Bridge: Bone Strings at Nut: 2.25" W Strings at Bridge: 2.25" W
Scale Length: 15"