The tonic Sa is between c and d - similar to most sitars. The Sarangi will be delivered with the following standard strings (diameter in mm) and tuning (with Sa = c):
For the upper sympathetic strings right and left:
You can select the tuning of these strings freely. It usually conforms to the notes that are to be stressed. The tuning of these strings can be handled relatively freely – depending on which sounds are to be emphasised. The tonal range, however, is mostly between Sa and Pa since all strings have the same length and thickness.
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