Who is the famous player of Santoor?

Who is the famous player of Santoor?

virtuoso Shiv Kumar Sharma
Santoor virtuoso Shiv Kumar Sharma, born on 13 January 1938 in Jammu, is revered for his unparalleled prowess of the complex instrument. New Delhi: Shiv Kumar Sharma, the legendary santoor player, considers silence, not applause, to be the deepest praise for his craft.

Is a famous Santoor player from Kashmir?

Notes: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma is an Indian music composer and santoor player from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The santoor is a folk instrument. Pandit Shivkumar Sharma is a very famous classical musician who has acquired international fame by playing the classical instrument, Santoor.

Who invented dilruba?

Guru Gobind Singh
The dilruba was invented around 300 years ago by the 10th Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, who based it off of the much older and much heavier taus. His innovations made it more convenient for the Sikh army (the khalsa) to carry the instrument on horseback.

Where was Pandit Shivkumar Sharma born?

JammuShivkumar Sharma / Place of birthJammu is the winter capital of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the headquarters and the largest city in Jammu district of the union territory. Wikipedia

When was Shiv Kumar Sharma born?

January 13, 1938 (age 84 years)Shivkumar Sharma / Date of birth

What is Shatha tantri veena?

The instrument is generally made of walnut and has 25 bridges. Each bridge has 4 strings, making for a total of 100 strings. It is a traditional instrument in Jammu and Kashmir, and dates back to ancient times. It was called Shatha Tantri Veena in ancient Sanskrit texts.

What is the difference between dilruba and sarangi?

1. Sarangi is made of single block of wood while dilruba is made from many pieces of wood. 3. The thickness of wood in the sarangi is much better/stronger to take tension of 40 (on an average) strings, while dilruba is delicate relatively.

Is Esraj and dilruba same?

The main difference between the esraj and dilruba is the shape of their soundbox. The dilruba has a broad rectangular or rather trapzoid sarangi-like sound box, whereas the esraj has a roundish, oval- shaped sound box which is cut from the sides to facilitate bowing.