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Posted By: GUEST,Rich
12-May-08 - 05:44 PM
Thread Name: Tech: Shruti Boxes - Thoughts?
Subject: RE: Tech: Shruti Boxes - Thoughts?
A vina is a very different instrument from an Indian harmonium. The former is stringed intsrument used typically in Carnatic music that was a pre-cursor to the sitar, albeit without sympathetic strings. It is typically associated with the Hindu goddess Saraswati.