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Tanbūrolocked

  • Alastair Dick

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Long-necked plucked lute of Sind, Pakistan. The instrument is specific to the accompaniment of the Sindi Sufi kāfī, or ī (religious songs), of which the most famous composer is the saint Shah Abdul Latif (1690–1752); the development of the tanbūro is attributed to him. It is also known as ...

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