Syntheway Virtual Sitar
v2.0 features the
Electric Sitar, a kind of electric guitar designed to mimic the
sound of the sitar, a traditional musical instrument of India.
The Electric Sitar instrument was developed in the late 1960s
by Danelectro, when many western musical groups began to use
the sitar. The sitar is generally considered a difficult
instrument to learn. By contrast, the electric sitar, with
its standard guitar fretboard and tuning, is a more familiar
fret arrangement for a guitarist to play. The twangy
sitar-like tone comes from a flat bridge adding the
necessary buzz to the guitar strings.
Sitar is a Hindustani classical stringed instrument which utilizes sympathetic strings along with regular strings and a gourd resonating chamber to produce a very distinctive sound.
It was popularized by "legendary sitar virtuoso" and composer Ravi Shankar in the 1960s.
The Tanpura (or
tambura, tanpuri) is a long-necked plucked string
instrument found in various forms in Indian music.
It does not play melody but rather supports and
sustains the melody of another instrument or singer
by providing a continuous harmonic bourdon or drone.
Electric Sitar is a kind of electric guitar
designed to mimic the sound of the sitar, a
traditional musical instrument of India. Depending
on the manufacturer and model, these instruments
bear varying degrees of resemblance to the
Digital Electronic Tanpura is an electronic
instrument that replicates the sound of the tanpura
(tambura), used to provide a constant drone to
accompany another's vocal or instrumental melody.
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