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Setar
Setar (Persian: سه‌تار‎, from seh, meaning "three" and tār, meaning "string") is a Persian musical instrument. It is a member of the lute family, which is played with index finger of the right hand. Two and a half centuries ago, a fourth string was added to setar. it has 25 - 27 moveable frets which are usually made of animal intestines or silk. It originated in Persia before the spread of Islam.
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believe it or not, in Vietnam we did have a very similar type of instrument like this :)
4 years ago·Reply
i didn't know ... @Tapsamai can you description about it ?
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