Sitar to Buy in India, Buy Sitar for Sale. Sitar is one of the most popular String-plucked Indian instruments. It is a long necked instrument with interesting crafting. It is a hollowed out pumpkin with a neck, a gourd at the top of the neck which is for extra resonatoin and around 19 strings.
It is generally used in North Indian Classical Music (Hindustani Sangeet), film music, and western fusion music. Materials used in construction include teak wood or tun wood (Cedrela tuna) for neck and faceplate (tabli), and gourds for the kaddu (the main resonating chamber). It's bridges are made of deer horn, ebony or very occasionally from camel bone.