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Sūrbahārlocked

  • Alastair Dick

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Large plucked lute of north Indian classical music, effectively a bass Sitār. It was invented c1820 by the famous sitar player Ghulam Muhammad of Lucknow (or, some say, by his teacher, the bīṇ player Pyar Khan) as a sitar suitable for playing the older Hindustani raga style of the ...

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