Type: SUSHIR VADYA
Pavri is a wind instrument made of cow horn, wood, and dried gourd. This is a tribal instrument that is found in Maharashtra. This indigenous instrument is not generally known and is played and learned only within the tribe.
Material: Wood, Dried gourd, Cow Horn
A wind instrument, also known as ‘Tarpha’. A type of hornpipe which is generally 3-4 feet in length. Traditionally associated with the Kokna tribe of Maharashtra and the Dangi tribe of Gujarat. A double reed wind pipe which has 6 holes towards the bottom. It is generally considered to be a larger version of Pungi. This instrument is made of the wood of locally grown trees with a beak like painted structure attached and to the top half. The sound produced from this instrument resembles Indian as well as European notes of music. Pavri is prominently used in the wedding ceremonies of the Kokna tribe and the Dang Durbar (an annual festival held for three days during Holi) festival of the Dangi tribe. This indigeneous instrument is not generally known and is played and learned only within the tribe.