MUSIC INSTRUMENTS (GI)

  • THANJAVUR VEENAI (TANJORE VEENA)
  • MADDALAM OF PALAKKAD (KERALA)
  • BOBBILI VEENA

India is the inheritor of one of the most ancient and evolved music systems in the world. The continuity of the musical traditions of India is established through a study of musical texts and numerous visual references one finds of musical instruments in painting and sculpture from prehistoric times to the present day.