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Tanpura Miniature
banjira Tanpura, Miniature
Our Price: $105.90

Minature male tanpuras are larger than the female, masterfully carved with decorative inlays.    Decorations and colors will vary. These are all individually made and will be unique.  Approximately 24 inches long.  This is a perfect decor item.
Female Decorated Tanpura
banjira Tanpura, Female, Decorated
Our Price: $699.00

52" long.  Female Tanpuras are smaller than Males and are more elaborately decorated.  Includes wooden case.  Special delivery.
Female Tanpura 4 Strings Pro by A.B. Satarmaker
banjira Tanpura, 4 Strings, Female, Pro, ABS
Our Price: $999.00

This 53 inch long female tanpura is made by A.B. Satarmaker, master craftsman of Miraj India.  The city of Maraj is known to produce the finest tanpura in the world.  The typical north Indian tanpura, favored by Hindustani musicians, is known as the Miraj style.  The ABS tanpuras have been hand crafted in Miraj for over 100 years by four generations of the Balasaheb family.  The art of tanpura and sitar making has been honed and improved from father to son.  The Balasaheb family has perfected innovations to improve the look and sound of the instrument.  They skillfully cut the pumpkin gourd to create the correct shape, and join the gourd and body pieces with precision. They understand how the thickness of the wood body and neck will affect the tone of the instrument and take great care to craft the structures of even thickness.  The progenitor of the Balasaheb family originally made his tanpura from teak.  Today, this wood is becoming scarce and is too costly to use.  ABS tanpuras are crafted from seasoned toon wood.  The ABS tanpuras are characterized by accurate woodwork, precise joining, artful decorations, and attention to the finishing and Jawari (tuning) work.  The result is a light weight instrument of high sound quality that will last for years to come. The current proprietor, A. B. Satarmaker, is as proud of his tanpura as he is proud of his family. The AMB/Miraj maker's mark is inlayed on the soundboard above the bridge.  The tanpura is an Indian drone instrument known for its rich sound.  It resembles the sitar in size and shape, but has no frets and no sympathetic strings.  Most Tanpura have four strings tuned to the tonic, a few have 5 or 6 strings.  The name of the instrument has a number of variations, including: tanpura, tanpoora, tambura, thamboora, thambura, and tamboora.  Male tanpuras are larger than the female.  The decorative inlays may vary, but all are artfully carved.  Includes wooden case.  Requires special truck delivery.
Flat Back Tanpura
banjira Tanpura, Flat Back
Our Price: $449.00



11"x38"  Inlaid trim with 4 strings.  Includes hard case.   Special delivery.
Deluxe 6 Strings Male Tanpura
banjira Tanpura, 6 Strings, Male, Deluxe
Our Price: $699.00



Almost 5' long, includes case.  Beautifully carved and inlaid with 6 metal strings.  Special delivery, must have address and phone number for truck delivery.
Deluxe 4 Strings Male Tanpura
banjira Tanpura, 4 Strings, Male, Deluxe
Our Price: $699.00

57" long.   Male tanpuras are larger than the female, masterfully carved with decorative inlays.  Includes wooden case.  Special delivery.
Male 4 Strings Tanpura Pro by Radha Krishna Sharma
RKS Tanpura, 4 Strings, Male, Pro
Our Price: $849.00

Made by Radha Krishna Sharma & Co., professional quality.  57" long.   Male tanpuras are larger than the female, masterfully carved with decorative inlays.  Includes wooden case.  Special truck delivery.
Male 4 Strings Tanpura Pro by A.B. Satarmaker
banjira Tanpura, 4 Strings, Male, Pro, ABS
Our Price: $999.00

This 58 inch long male tanpura is made by A.B. Satarmaker, master craftsman of Miraj India. The city of Miraj is known to produce the finest tanpura in the world. The typical north Indian tanpura, favored by Hindustani musicians, is known as the Miraj style. The ABS tanpuras have been hand crafted in Miraj for over 100 years by four generations of the Balasaheb family. The art of tanpura and sitar making has been honed and improved from father to son. The Balasaheb family has perfected innovations to improve the look and sound of the instrument. They skillfully cut the pumpkin gourd to create the correct shape, and join the gourd and body pieces with precision. They understand how the thickness of the wood body and neck will affect the tone of the instrument and take great care to craft the structures of even thickness. The progenitor of the Balasaheb family originally made his tanpura from teak. Today, this wood is becoming scarce and is too costly to use. ABS tanpuras are crafted from seasoned toon wood. The ABS tanpuras are characterized by accurate woodwork, precise joining, artful decorations, and attention to the finishing and Jawari (tuning) work. The result is a light weight instrument of high sound quality that will last for years to come. The current proprietor, A. B. Satarmaker, is as proud of his tanpura as he is proud of his family. The AMB/Miraj maker's mark is inlayed on the soundboard above the bridge. The tanpura is an Indian drone instrument known for its rich sound. It resembles the sitar in size and shape, but has no frets and no sympathetic strings. Most Tanpura have four strings tuned to the tonic, a few have 5 or 6 strings. The name of the instrument has a number of variations, including: tanpura, tanpoora, tambura, thamboora, thambura, and tamboora. Male tanpuras are larger than the female. The decorative inlays may vary, but all are artfully carved. Includes wooden case. Requires special truck delivery.
Tanpura Tenor
banjira Tanpura, Tenor
Our Price: $519.00

41" 4 metal strings, carved and inlaid.  Exotic sounds and exotic to look at, smaller than the Female Tanpura.  Includes wooden case.
Flat Back Deluxe Tanpura
banjira Tanpura, Flat Back, Deluxe
Our Price: $539.00

Tanpura, Flat Back, Deluxe.  Approximately 42 inches long, includes case. Beautifully carved and inlaid with 4 metal strings.
Sardar Tanpura, Female, Pro
Sardar Tanpura, Female, Pro
Our Price: $799.00

Female Tanpura Flat Back, Pro.  Made by Manoj Sardar.Female tanpuras are smaller than the male tanpuras, masterfully carved with decorative inlays.  Includes wooden case.  52 1/4" long.
Sardar Tanpura, 4 String, Male, Pro
Sardar Tanpura, 4 String, Male, Pro
Our Price: $899.00

Male Tanpura Flat Back, Pro.  Made by Manoj Sardar.Male tanpuras are larger than the female, masterfully carved with decorative inlays.  Includes wooden case.  Special delivery.56 1/4" long.
Banjira Tanpura, Compact Box, Dark
banjira Tanpura, Compact Box, Dark
Our Price: $379.00

Box Tanpura- Dark finish, A very popular portable tanpura.  It's a very compact sized 4 string wooden box style tanpura.  It is strung with all wound strings, so the tone is rich and has geared pegs.  Comes with a hard case that measures 37" L x 7.5" W x 5" D  instrument measures 35" L x 5 3/4" W x 2.5" D.
Banjira Tanpura, Compact Box, Light
banjira Tanpura, Compact Box, Light
Our Price: $379.00

Box Tanpura- Light finish, A very popular portable tanpura.  It's a very compact sized 4 string wooden box style tanpura.  It is strung with all wound strings, so the tone is rich.   Comes with a hard case that measures 37" L x 7.5" W x 5" D  instrument measures 35" L x 5 3/4" W x 2.5" D.
Banjira Digital Tanpura, Micro V6 by Radel
banjira Digital Tanpura, Micro V6 by Radel
Our Price: $279.00

The SAARANG MICRO V6 digital tanpura is a sophisticated musical instrument for providing sruti (sur) accompaniment to musicians.  It incorporates the latest state-of-the-art technology.  It can be tuned to any pitch over a range of more than one octave thus enabling it to be used by men or women as well as instrumentalists.  It generates 4 perfectly tuned notes as per the pitch selected.  It is housed in an attractive, palm sized, lightweight, unbreakable and safe ABS plastic cabinet.  It directly operates on any voltage from 90V - 260V or on a set of six AA batteries.  Includes power cord, adapter, and nylon bag.
Banjira Tanpura, Flat Back, Nylon Bag
banjira Tanpura, Flat Back, Nylon Bag
Our Price: $359.00

11"x38"  Inlaid trim with 4 strings.  Includes nylon bag case.
   
 
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