Ektara comprises a cylindrical woodern resonator with base covered with skin, attached to a split bamboo and a single steel string plucked rhythmically by the index figer. It belongs to the chordophone category. The split bamboo is manipulated to produce variations in tone. It is common instrument in Baul music from Bengal and used by Bauls and mendicants of Odisha and neighboring regions as a drone instrument.
25-06-2020: Ektara Musical Instruments of Wandering Minstrels A commemorative postage stamp
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SKU: INDS09000782202028 Category: Stamps
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Ektara Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments of Wandering Minstrels
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