Persian Tar For Sale

The Iranian Tar is a stringed instrument from the Rabab family. It is a double-chested plucked, long-necked lute. Its membrane serves as a soundtable which give the tar a clear and resonant timbre. It has a figure 8 shape, its bowl is carved of mulberry wood, but we also have in our catalogue tars made of walnut. Tar’s fingerboard is interesting in terms of being covered with bone. The twenty-five movable frets dividing the octave into 15 intervals make tar a special instrument. Tar is played in folk music of Iran, used in urban entertainments (motrebi), but it is also associated with art music. Tar possesses the same tonal range with setar and it is more popular than the latter although it has not had a very long history in Iran. We have wide a variety of high-quality and professional tars in our catalogue. They are all hand-made, constructed by the masters who excelled their craft. Our store is the right place to buy a tar at the best value.

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