The case is integral to this instrument. Eight main strings are plucked or strummed with picks while depressing keys to change the notes. Instrument has two sympathetic strings. The main strings on a banjo are all tuned to the same note. It can be any note comfortable to the vocals.
Then tune the sympathetic strings to a complimentary harmonic. Indian instruments are usually tuned for the vocals or the particular Raga or song being played. They are not limited to one tuning.An important note about Indian Banjo quality In general, the quality standards on Indian instruments usually focus on the functionality of the instrument. The esthetic quality is secondary; Indian instruments often sound better than they look. Colors may vary from photo. The BulBul Tarang is the most striking example of this phenomenon.
Marred finishes, dents, dings, surface imperfections and general blemishes are standard. However, you should not expect an Indian Banjo to be un-marred. During this time the strings WILL oxidize, decreasing it's life expectancy and reducing the quality of it's sound. Learning to change strings should be the first lesson learned when embarking on the journey of playing a new instrument.Authentic - Hand Made in India. The item "BANJIRA 23 BULBUL TARANG Indian Keyboard Zither Harp Dulcimer New" is in sale since Friday, August 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Folk & World\Harps & Dulcimers". The seller is "andreasinc" and is located in Tarpon Springs, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.