Sarod Accessories

in Accessories, Sarod

When a Sarod is brought, following are some of the accessories provided with it. These are:

1.Rosin: It is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and some other similar kind of trees. Rosin is produced when fresh liquid resin is heated and volatile liquid terpene components gets evaporated. Resin is used in various fields because it helps in increasing friction. Rosin is used on the bow hair so that they can grip more tightly and produce a clear sound and vibration.

2.Gut-Strings: Gut-strings are the cords made from the natural fiber present in the walls of intestines of animals. Animals commonly used for this purpose are sheep, goat but sometimes other animals such as cattle, horses, donkeys etc. These are very helpful in producing high pitch sound and are commonly used in the stringed instruments such as Sarangi, Sarod etc.

3.Storage Case: It is a case used to hold the sarod in a correct position so that it does not get damaged. This case can either be made of fiber or can be a sturdy case to keep the instrument safely. It is help in increasing the life of the sarod and prevents from heat, sun and rain.

Along with all these accessories, extra set of strings are provided so that they can be used in case the strings are broken.

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