255 setōrImage ( JPEG format )
China(Sinkian-Uighur Aut. Region)=Uighur
body: wood; L.141.0cm
strings: 13, steel
frets: 23,15 tied to the neck, 8 of wood affixed to the neck
A variant of the tanbūr, with a pear-shaped marquetry body, a long neck and many sympathetic resonance strings. It is also called sato. Both names originate in the Persian word setār, meaning "three strings". Held vertically and may be either plucked or bowed.
[ << ]-- [ >> ]
[ Back to Top Menu ]