This flower sitar belonging to Thierry Willame is on a visit.
We want to change it into a playable instrument.
Here is the translation of “how to make mizrab” section taken from an old “teach yourself sitar” manual.
Or, try this alternative animated demonstration .
This 40 years old Bina Musicals sitar came in for repair.
I added a basic sitar tuning chart to the maintenance page…
I hope it helps some motivated beginners to start the journey.
During the nigth of February 13 Pierre Narcisse suffered a severe brainhemorrhage. He’ll have a very long rehabilitation and may not be capable to ever play the tablas again.
More info here (pdf).
You have to see more … chez Débloque-notes.
Sitar belonging to Thierry Willame, nicely decorated with painted flowers. But can it be used to play?