Definitions for "Sarangi"
Keywords:  fiddle, bow, frets, vocal, india
A bowed string instrument without frets.
Small fiddle
Fiddle made from a single block of wood once used by bards and wandering musicians in North India. Used subsequently to accompany the songs and dances of courtesans, the sarangi became part of the classical repertory, associated with Khyal. Despite a waning tradition today, it has becomes a soloist instrument to the same extent as the sitar or the sarod.