The Sursargam "Box Tanpura" can be tuned to female or male ranges and is strung with common wound guitar strings tied to modern gear tuners for easy tuning. It's not a traditional gourd design tanpura, but it's still quite beautiful and sounds surprisingly great. Whether you buy it for convenience or affordability, this instrument is a convenient way to explore and enjoy this traditional Indian drone instrument at home or anywhere.
Includes: - Soft Case - FREE SHIPPING (within continental U.S. only) from our Urbana, IL location
- Overall Dimensions: 36 in. x 5.75 in. x 3.25 in. (including strings and tuners) - Weight: 3 lbs. 4 oz. - Tanpura Strings: 4 - Color: Natural / Redwood tone - Finish: Poly
SHIPPING: Your instrument will arrive safely, and if it doesn't, we'll take care of it. Our packing methods have ensured that over 99% of the instruments we ship arrive undamaged. Should things not go perfectly, we will get you a replacement, refund, part or whatever is necessary. No problem.
STORE: Old Delhi Music carefully curates a selection of only fine quality ethnic musical instruments. Our business is family owned and operated in Urbana, IL since 2010. For the back story, check out this video:
While much of India is rapidly advancing, the Indian instrument manufacturing process remains very old school. From touch ups to tuning, much of what we do at Old Delhi Music is add a layer of quality control to an otherwise non-standardized production process.
We wrote THIS ARTICLE to ensure customers understand and might appreciate this vintage production style, the unique products we carry, and how we're working to ensure genuine quality, despite the odds. It's a quick read, and definitely worthwhile for anyone considering the purchase of a traditional Indian instrument.