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Dhani Sarangi is a stringed instrument made of wood, gut, steel, and parchment. This traditional instrument is found in Rajasthan. Majorly used by the ‘Jogi’ community of Rajasthan, it is played with a horsehair bow.

DHANI SARANGI in Rajasthan

Material: Wood, parchment, gut, steel

A bowed instrument scooped out of a single piece of wood. Skin covered trapezoid belly, rectangular finger board and a square peg box. Four main gut strings are tied to round big pegs whereas seventeen sympathetic steel strings are tied to conical pegs on the left wall of the main body. Played with a horse hair bow. Used by the ‘Jogi’ community of Rajasthan.