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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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BASS GUITARS

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Bass guitars usually have four strings, tuned to E A G D (one octave below the bottom four strings of a guitar). Five string (and occasionally six string) basses are becoming more common lately. They are either played with a plectrum (some players prefer a bass pick which is larger than a normal plectrum) or by finger picking. C...read more