DOTAR

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dotar, two stringed lute

Dotar is a two stringed version of the ektar.  It is a simple instrument that provides both rhythmic accompaniment as well as a drone for folk music.  However, in Bengal there is an unrelated instrument also called dotar which is very similar to the Kabuli rabab.

 

 

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