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SITAR

   
Definition: North Indian Classical instrument. The sitar has 7 plucked strings (the upper few of which can be fretted), and around 13 sympathetic strings below the frets which resonate along with the plucked strings.

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CLASSICAL GUITARS

Guitars > Classical Guitars
The Classical or Spanish Guitar has a wide flat fingerboard with 12 frets from nut to the body, a flat top and a round shouldered body. The strings are gut or nylon, with the top three bare nylon and the lower three wound with wire over the nylon core. The tension of the strings is lower than on a metal strung guitar making it e...read more