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Percussion Instruments

DholakIt is a very popular folk drum of northern India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as well. It is barrel shaped, at times a cylindrical drum, with skins on both sides.
DumrooIt is probably the oldest and traditional form of percussion instrument in India. It is the only remaining form of hour-glass drums which are seen in ancient Indian statues.
GhatamIt replicates or conveys the meaning of the pot in Sanskrit. It is an ancient percussion instrument and ancient like other musical instruments mridangam, veena, etc.
GhungroosThese are very famous Musical Instrument in India. These are usually the small brass bells. It is a musical accessory used by performers of all classical dances.
KanjeeraIt is a very old and traditional instrument which is very popular in South Indian classical performances. It is secondary percussion which is played as an accompaniment with the mridangam.
KartalIt literally means rhythm of the hand which is made of wooden blocks with holes for the fingers and circular copper plates, pairs of Kartals are played with both hands.
KholIt is usually used traditionally for accompanying Bhajans and Kirtans. Its high skin is relatively small with a diameter of about 9 – 10 cm, which gives it a particularly high, piercing sound.
ManjeeraIt is basically a set of small cymbals and is a ubiquitous component of dance, music and bhajans. It is a very ancient instrument seen on ancient temple walls. It is the most inexpensive and easy to play Instrument.
MridangamIt is one of the most popular classical instruments of South India. It accompanies vocal, instrumental and dance performances.
PakhawajIt is also called Mardal, Pakhawaj, Pakuaj, Pakhvaj, Pakavaj or Mardala, as it is a barrel-shaped, two-headed drum.
TablaIt is the most popular pair of drums in the Indian Sub- continent. It is a pair of drums which consists of a small right hand drum called Dayan and a larger metal one called bayan.

Wind Instruments

BansuriIt is basically a folk instrument, invariably linked to the lives and playfulnesses of Krishna. However, it was during the Bhakti movement that Bansuri raised to prominence.
HarmoniumIt usually belongs to the family of free-reed aerophones. The instrument is a small, tabletop size organ which has bellows at the back that is pumped by one hand while the other hand plays the keyboard.
ShehnaiIt the wind instrument is believed to have been introduced in India by the Muslims. It is the predominant double-reed wind instrument used in North Indian music.

String Instruments

SarangiIt has a hollow body and made of teak wood adorned with ivory inlays. It consists of forty strings of which thirty seven are sympathetic.
SarodIt is a popular Indian classical musical instrument which is similar to the Western lute in structure.
SitarIt is one of the most popular Indian classical instruments and it comes under the category of a chordophone in the lute family. It has neck crafted from toon or teakwood and a resonator carved from a large seasoned gourd.
TanpuraIt in India is a drone instrument that accompanies Dhrupad singing and is the most fundamental of all instruments of Indian Classical Music.
VeenaIt is the traditional instrument of India is also known as Saraswati Veena which is a musical instrument of South India. It is a classical instrument basically plucked stringed instrument that is used to accompany Carnatic music.