Photographic collection of Musical instruments - GLDC

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Goddess of Music
Ustad Ravi on-Sitar
Meerabhai - symbals and single stringed instrument
Musical Instrument Display

The sārangī is a bowed, short-necked string instrument from the Indian subcontinent, which is used in Hindustani classical music as well as Pakistani music. It is said to most resemble the sound of the human voice – able to imitate vocal ornaments such as gamaks and meends.

Musical instruments
Sitar, Harmonium
Indian drums - Tabla, Naal, Dholak, Mridangam

Sitar, stringed instrument of the lute family that is popular in northern India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

Organ - harmonium

The harmonium is an instrument that has its origins in the period of British rule in India. It is a modified version of the reed organ, with keys like the piano and bellows to pump air into the instrument.


The tabla is a pair of twin hand drums from the Indian subcontinent. Since 18th century, tabla has been the principal percussion instrument in Hindustani classical music, where it may be played solo, as accompaniment with other instrument and vocals, and as a part of larger ensembles.

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