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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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Ashbury AB-15 5 String Travel Banjo 19 fret, open back with a mahogany rim and neck. Remo 11inch banjo head.

Ashbury AB-15 5 String Travel Banjo


19 fret, open back with a mahogany rim and neck. Remo 11inch banjo head.

Item ID: GR37020   Model No: AB-15-5   
    Product Features
  • Rosewood fingerboard with 19 frets
  • Maple bridge with ebony top, plastic top nut. Spike on 2nd fret on 5th string
  • ABS binding, satin finish, Gauge .010 strings
    Product Specifications
  • Top nut width: 31mm
  • Scale length: 502mm
  • Width at 12th fret: 43mm
  • Rim depth: 63mm
  • Rim width: 254mm
  • Overall length: 785mm:
  • Made in: China
  • Model Number: AB-15-5
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5 String Banjos Information


The 5-String G Banjo is used for Bluegrass music, usually in the style popularised by Earl Scruggs, and players look for a resonator and tone ring. For old time clawhammer or frailing styles, an open backed simpler model is better. Finger style classical banjo also uses the 5 string, but is less common now. Used for bluegrass and country music, and for old time and song accompaniment in the British Isles.
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Ashbury produces high quality traditional and acoustic instruments, including acoustic and electro acoustic guitars, and bass guitars, autoharps, fiddles, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles.

The range is designed for the beginner to semi-professional player, offering very playable instruments with high specifications for the best price. Ashbury instruments make an excellent and affordable upgrade from any entry-level instrument, and are constantly being examined and perfected to offer the best possible value in quality and materials.