October 30, 2009


Sitar is perhaps the most well known of the Indian instruments. Artists such as Ravi Shankar have popularized this instrument around the world. Sitar is a long necked instrument with an interesting construction. It has a varying number of strings but 17 is usual. The technique of the sitar is very involved. It is certainly advisable to have a teacher.

Here is George Harrison trying to learn from the legendary Shankar