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World Music Instrument Collection: Sitar
 

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The sitar is a staple of Hindustani (Northern Indian) classical music. Traditionally, you would spend years learning to play the sitar from a guru.

Instructional Materials

Additional Research

Web Resources

Short video introducing basics of sitar:

GeethanjaliVideos has several progressive instructional videos on the sitar.

Of course, if you've heard of the sitar, you probably think of the Beatles and Ravi Shankar:

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