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Ref. N6957 - IH
Beautiful iranian professional santour in soft case
Excellent sound and quality
The Santour is a string instrument struck (or hammered) of Persian origin.
It consists of a hardwood trapezoidal case with a softer wooden soundboard. Two small openings in rosette and a round opening in a splice allow a good diffusion of the sound.
It is equipped with 72 metallic strings (36 steel / 36 bronze), organized in 18 choirs of 4 strings, and resting on 18 movable easels.
The Santour has a register of 3 octaves 1/2, arranged in 3 parallel sections:
- low: bump to the left of the 9 easels on the right
- mediums: punch to the right of the 9 easels on the left
- treble: strike to the left of the 9 easels on the left
- long length: 89 cm
- short length: 38 cm
- thickness: 9 cm bridges included
This model has a beautiful deep sound with a long sustain.
Delivered in case cover, with a pair of chopsticks and a key of tuning.
Note: As these instruments are handcrafted, some details such as wood shades, decorations and exact dimensions of the instrument may vary slightly from one santa to another.