SarangiModel - #136The Sarangi is a very popular instrument which is used as an accompaniment by all vocalists. The Sarangi is an instrument which sounds closest to the human voice. The body is a lower resonator and the neck has a fretless fingerboard and a built in peg box. The complete instrument is scooped out of one piece of wood. The resonator is covered with a parchment. The Sarangi consists of 4 main strings, 3 gut strings and 1 brass string and 35 sympathetic strings. It is an upright stringed instrument played with a bow. It is played by pressing the nails of one’s fingers on the main strings. Sarangi is used in both folk and concert music.