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What is the E-Tanpura

An e-tanpura is often used in concert by many performers as a substitute for tanpura performers. When tanpura performers are not available, using an e-tanpura is easy way to generate this sound. The e-tanpura has a variable pitch function to match the pitch of the live performers.

Did you know…

A new trend is to now use a downloadable app for your phone instead of the e-tanpura to generate the drone sound

Where it’s from

Central India

Listen to the E-Tanpura

Performer Name Swaragini
Musical Tradition Carnatic & Hindustani

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