Triveni vina

Name: Triveni Vina.
Type: Lute > Chordophones.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.322.6
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Inventor: Pandit Niranjan Haldar along with Pandit Kamal Kamle.
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Country: India.
Region: South Asia.

Description: A stringed instrument played not unlike a vichitra vina or slide guitar developed by Pandit Niranjan Haldar. After inventing Ranjan Veena he researched with various instruments to come up with a unique instrument. It was named Triveni Vina. Triveni meaning three rivers and also the materials to which the instrument is made of, wood, leather & metal. There are 4 melody strings 2 right strings 4 left Chikari strings to maintain Scale with Rhythm and 11 sympathetic strings.

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Youtube: Pandit Niranjan Haldar performing Raag Basant. Raag Darbari Kannada [Alap, Jod, Jhala].