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Deluxe Afghani Rebab
Deluxe Afghani Rebab

Deluxe Afghani Rebab

Deluxe Afghani Rebab
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This beautiful Deluxe Afghani Rebab is highly decorated with inlay and carvings.  It is approximately 36-38 inches long with a goatskin soundboard, 6 main strings & 13 sympathetic, a movable bridge and 3 fixed corded frets.

The Rebab is in the lute family. Traditionally it is carved out of a single piece of mulberry wood. The neck and upper body are hollow and covered with a thin piece of wood. The lower body, the resonating chamber, is covered with goatskin.

The three main playing strings are usually tuned a fourth apart. The strings are tuned, low to high, C#, F# and B. In addition, there are 12 to 16 sympathetic strings, which are tuned for the raga one is playing. It has three tied-on frets near the top of the neck and the rest of the fingerboard is fretless.

Actual instrument weight is approximately 4.5 lbs.

Made in Pakistan.

SPECIAL NOTENo Warranty on Strings: 
Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. During the long journey to your home the elements affect the strings and may shorten their life expectancy and reduce their sound quality. On occasion, a string may fail during this trip; therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing them as soon as possible.  Learning to change strings should be the first lesson learned when embarking on the journey of playing a new instrument.

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