Buy male tanpura online, Male Tanpura for sale, buy tambura for sale. Male Tanpura is a long-necked plucked drone instrument from the lute family. In Northern part of India, it is commonly known as male tanpura whereas in southern part it is known as tambura, thamboora, thambura, or tamboora.
The body shape of the Male Tanpura is similar to that of the sitar, but it has no frets and the strings are played open. The three main styles of male tanpura are: Miraj style, Tanjore style and the small instrumental version called Tamburi. Male Tanpura is mostly used in Indian Classical Music (both Hindustani and Carnatic) as an accompaniment to the musicians.