High Quality Persian Tar Model IR-640

600.00

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Tar is one of the main string instruments of Iranian music. The sound of the this string instrument enchants you. Tar String Instrument has a pleasant sound that is always accompanied by Tonbak, a favorite of art lovers and lovers of original Iranian music.
Body: Mulberry
Pegs: Walnut
Fingerboard: Horn
Neck: Walnut

Tar is an Iranian long-necked, waisted instrument, shared by many cultures and countries including Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, and others near the Caucasus region. The older and more complete name of the tār is čāhārtār or čārtār, meaning in Persian “four string”, (čāhār frequently being shorted to čār). This is in accordance with a practice common in Persian-speaking areas of distinguishing lutes on the basis of the number of strings originally employed. Beside the čārtār, these include the dotār (دوتار, “two string”), setār (سه‌تار, “three string”), pančtār (پنجتار “five string”), and šaštār or šeštār (ششتار “six string”). It was invented in the 18th century and has since become one of the most important musical instruments in Iran and the Caucasus, particularly in Persian classical music, and the favoured instrument for radifs.

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Handling time10 Days
MakerIranSaz
AccessoriesHard case & Mezrab
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