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During playing fine nuances can be reached if the performer is accomplished.
Jal-tarang was also called jal-yantra in the medieval times, poets of Krishna cult also called Asht-chhap poets have mentioned this instrument. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 3 Januaryat In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
It's not easy to tune the instrument it needs some skill. In the wave-instruments, it is the most prominent and ancient instrument. Indian musical instruments Melodic percussion.
Jal tarang - Wikipedia
Views Read Edit View history. Literally, jal tarang means 'waves in water' but indicates motion of sound created or modified with the aid of water. SangeetSaar considered one with 22 cups to be complete jal tarang and one with 15 cups to be of mediocre status. Vidushi Shashikala Dani performing Jaltarang.
Retrieved from " https: The player softly hits the cups with a wooden stick on the border to get the sound. The bowls are played by striking the edge with beaters, one in each finger.
It consists of a set of ceramic jalaatharangam metal bowls tuned with water.
Cups, of varying sizes are made of either bronze or porcelain. Today only porcelain bowls are preferred by artists, numbering around one in normal use.
GanesanKottayam T. Jal tarang Percussion instrument Other names jaltarang, jal-tarang, jal-yantra, jalatarangam, jalatharangam Classification Percussion Hornbostel—Sachs classification Shashikala DaniAnayampatti S.
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The number of cups depends on the melody being banged. SangeetSaar mentions that if the player can rotate the water through a quick little touch of the stick, nuances and finer variations of the note can be achieved. Some scholars think that in the ancient period these were in routine use around the eastern border of India.
The jal tarang Hindi: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jal tarang. Water is poured into the cups and the pitch is changed by adjusting the volume of water in the cup.
In modern days, it has fallen into obscurity. Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from August Articles containing Urdu-language text Articles containing Tamil-language text Commons category link is on Wikidata. This traditional instrument is used in Indian classical music.