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Dilrubālocked

  • Alastair Dick

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Long-necked fiddle of north India and Pakistan. It is used primarily to accompany popular and religious urban song. The dilrubā (‘robber of the heart’) is, like the esrāj of Bengal, a hybrid instrument: the body, made from a single piece of wood, has a resonator like that of the ...

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