Kinnari

Name: Kinnari.
Types: Chordophones > Zithers > Stick.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#:
Country: India.
Region: South Asia.

Construction: The main tube to which the kinnera is surrounded by 5 metal rings. Two of them enclose the two ends. A piece of open work and polychrome wood, service both as a tailpiece and as an easel, on which a parrot appears, is inserted into the lower end of the tube. A crenellations vertical easel is fitted into one of the metal rings located in the upper quarter of the tube.

Wooden frets or posts are mounted onto the tube, they are in alignment with the above playing strings. The resonators are fixed onto the tube using vegetable fibre passing through our phases made at the top of each of them. The medium size resonator has a gap at its base.

Citations: Bibliography: Websites: MIMO Musical Instruments / Kinnari ;

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