STRINGING AND TUNING
"QUICK GUIDE" TO THE LARGE DILRUBA OR ESRAJ

by David Courtney working tools


NOTE - If you came directly to this page from a search engine, you may find this information inapplicable to you.  Kindly go to "Stringing and Tuning the Dilruba and Esraj: Introduction", to begin.

Main Strings

Tuning of the main strings for the larger dilruba

Jawari Strings

Tuning of the jawari strings for the larger dilruba
NOTE - Many instruments do not have a jawari bridge.

Tarif Strings

Tuning of the tarif strings for the smaller dilruba

Please note that this is just a "quick guide".  It is OK for a beginner, but at some point it will fail you.  There is no substitute for a complete understanding of the musical and technical, issues surrounding the tuning of your instrument.  A more detailed discussion of tuning options is to be found here (Stringing and Tuning the Dilruba and Esraj).

 


 

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