Santoor

Santoor is a Trapezoid shaped hammered dulcimer which is struck with light wooden mallets. The number of strings may be as few as 24 or more than 100. Typical sizes tend to be around 80. Santoor is made of woods mainly of Walnut, rosewood etc. The Indian santoor is more rectangular and can have more strings than the original Persian counterpart, which generally has 72 strings. The santoor as used in Kashmiri classical music The front and the back of the instrument are connected by sound posts whose positions play an important role in the sound quality of the instrument. The name means one hundred strings in Persian. The special-shaped mallets (mezrab) are lightweight and are held between the index and middle fingers. A typical Santur has two sets of bridges, providing a range of three octaves. The right-hand strings are made of brass, while the left-hand strings are made of steel. Santoor can also be kept as a showpiece as its has ethnic looks and is a marvelous piece of art.

 
Professional Indian Santoor

Professional Indian Santoor

Professional model Indian Santoor, 30 courses of triple strings, right hand top tuning for comfort, comes with free but funky case. These are a one-of-a-kind batch of only four instruments, so quantities are limited. The...

Product Code : TL-103

Price : $600.00

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Indian Santoor

Indian Santoor

North Indian style santoor, basic model. The strings are set up so that you can play ragas with minimal or no retuning. Comes with hard case.

Product Code : TL-99

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Indian Santoor, Light

Indian Santoor, Light

This Indian santoor has 15 left and 16 right courses, 3 strings per course. Hammers play along metal strings providing an exotic sound. The santoor, or santur, is derived from the ancient Mesopotamian Psantir. It is str...

Product Code : TL-90

Price : $599.00

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Chinese santoor

Chinese santoor

Product Code : TL-64

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Professional Persian Santoor

Professional Persian Santoor

Professional quality 9 bridge Persian Santoor. You can see the round tag proof of higher quality Santoor. I bought it in Tehran from a Santoor master. Includes: Hard case, 2 sets of hammers and one tuning wrench. Total p...

Product Code : TL-63

Price : $800.00

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Indian Santoor

Indian Santoor

Santoor is a Trapezoid shaped hammered dulcimer which is struck with light wooden mallets. The number of strings may be as few as 24 or more than 100. Typical sizes tend to be around 80. Santoor is made of woods mainly o...

Product Code : TL-62

Price : $349.95

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