Slide Guitar / Hindustani

Name: Slide Guitar.
Type: Chordophones > Lute > Guitar > Veenas.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#:
Inventor:Pandit. Brij Bushan Kabra.
Country: India
Region: South Asia

Pt. Brij Bushan Kabra performing Raga Rageshri [Alap, Jod & Jhala]
Description: This type of slide guitar made its debut in the 1970s under the auspice of Pt. Brij Bushan Kabra, it was created from an arch top guitar. The nut has been raised, being a feature shared on the chatturangui played by Debashish Bhattacharya.

Construction: This instrument has retained its six strings and has 11 sympathetic strings. The arrangement of the playing and melody strings does differ some-what from the Mohan Veena as played by Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and the Chatturangui.

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