The esraj is a string instrument found in two forms throughout the north, central, and east regions of India. It is a Young instrument by Indian terms, being only about 200 years old. The dilruba is found in the north, where is used in religious music and light classical songs in the urban areas. Its name is translated as “robber of the heart”. The esraj is found in the east and central areas, particularly Bengal, as well as Bangladesh, and it is used in a somewhat wider variety of musical styles than is the dilruba.
Professional tun wood dilruba, handmade in Kolkata
The body back is decorated with detailed floral carvings.
Soundbox covered with goat leather.
Main bridge and top one are made from camel bone.
Deep and enveloping sound.
Each of our instruments is checked by specialized musicians before dispatch in order to fulfil all the requirements which our buyers expect from them. Once the instruments arrive from India in our warehouse, they are rechecked to verify their perfect condition before proceeding to marketing
The price includes a fiberglass case, one bow and wax .
Dilruba + Fiber case: 495 € + Shipping