sarod

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English[edit]

A sarod
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hindi सरोद(sarod)

Noun[edit]

sarod (plural sarods)

  1. (music) A fretless string instrument used mainly in Indian classical music.
    • 2007 July 10, Allan Kozinn, “Capturing a Master of the Guitar in the Act of Playing and Musing”, in New York Times[1]:
      More surprising are segments showing Mr. Bream and friends starting an evening at a pub and then repairing to his home to play jazz, and a 1962 improvisation with the sarod player Ali Akbar Khan in which Mr. Bream picks up Mr. Khan’s themes with an effortlessness and a fluency that say a lot about his musicianship.

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