String Instruments Kirtan Classes 

Instruments - Saranda/Sarangi/Taus/Dilruba

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Saranda

An instrument used in Guru's court

A bowed instrument used by Guru Amardas Sahib and highly promoted by Guru Arjan Sahib.

Guru Arjan Sahib encouraged the sangat to use the Saranda during kirtan. Due to its broad based vessel, the sound of Saranda is enriched with a bass tone.​

Sarangi

An instrument used in Guru's court

A bowed instrument used during the time of Guru Hargobind Sahib by the dhadhis to sing ballads​ (varans) from Guru Granth Sahib.

 

This intrument is currently used by dhadhis along with a small “dhadh” to sing ballads. Now a days its used in Sabad  Kirtan as well as by dhadhis.​​

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Taus

An instrument used in Guru's court

The shape and design of the Taus resembles a peacock, which truly matches its Persian name.

 

This bowed instrument looks like a peacock and has been used since the time of Guru Hargobind Sahib. Due to its large size, the sound emerging from it is strong and soothing.​​

Dilruba

An instrument used in Guru's court

Dilruba is a smaller version of Taus and is the most used string instrument.

 

Due to the small sized bridge, it produces a melodious sound.​

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Nād Music Institute offers one-on-one online string instrument classes, and You will learn Sabad Kirtan in prescribed Rags of Guru Granth Sahib on the instrument of your choice. ​The classes will be led by none other than Ustad Surjeet Singh who is an expert Sarangi Player and has performed across the world.

The focus of these classes is on teaching  sabads in different rags, palta exercise, voice culture techniques.

 

The classes are available for all intermediate or advanced skill-level students.

Once you submit your request below, our team will get back to you.

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