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Monday, February 2, 2009

Folk Musical Instruments of Uttarakhand

Folk Musical Instruments of Uttarakhand
Compiled By Bhishma Kukreti


For the Uttarkhandi group in Mumbai, 26/12/08

(Source: Dhol Sagar an unpublished document)

1:- Dhol
2:- Raunti
3:- Jivhwa
4:- Shankh, Jam
5:- Tal
6:- Danwar
7:- jantra
8:- Kingari
9:- Dandee
10:- Nakfera
11:- Sinaie
12:- Been
13:- Bansuli
14:- Murli
15:- Vinai
16:- Vimali
17:- Sitar
18:- khinjari
19:- Venu
20:- Sarangi
21:- Mocchang
22:- Mridang
23:- Tabla
24:- Hudki/Hudka
25:- Dafli
26:- Bheri
27:- Burang
28:- Ransingaa
29:- Turri
30:- Karnal
31:- Ghanta/Ghandi/Ghandalu
32:- Ghungaru
33:- Daunru
34:- Bhane
35:- Nagara
36:- Ektara
37:- Dwitara
38:- Algauja
39:- Kansi ki thalhi
40:- Pimpri by leaves of onion, bamboo or stem of bhang etc


Apart from the above the following instruments were very common before this century:

1:- Algoza
2:- Harmonium
3:- Chimta
4:- Kunter
5:- Musak baja

Means four types of musical instruments
Reference: Dr Shiva Nand Nautiyal, 1981, Garhwal ke Lok Nriya-Geet