Sitar Tuning Chart General Style
Basic sitar tuning in Bilawal that
(Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni Sa) :
Electronic Tanpura Machines:
Raagini Digital & Swarangini Digital are electronic tanpura machines that deliver high quality original tanpura sounds. For more info about these very handy and popular machines visit the Sound Labs website. They are excellent for tuning and accompaniment.
Also: read this Swarangini Digital modification
Radel Electronics Pvt. Ltd. is the pioneer in the field of electronic musical instruments for Indian music. They have an extended range of different types of innovative electronic musical machines.
Tanpura Generator Desktop
This software will create your delightful musical atmosphere. It is ideal for playing with tabla, sitar, vocal, bansuri, … It works with all major professional sound systems, using ASIO and Core-Audio drivers. With it, all your tampura, shruti, metronome will fit in a small laptop. A high precision tuning tool by semi tones, cents, tenth of cent is included.
RiyazStudio combines tanpura and tabla machines in a responsive and easy-to-use computer based (Windows and now IntelMac and Linux via CrossOver) practice environment for North Indian classical music. RiyazStudio’s new Tanpura provides a range of different accompaniments – from rich “vocal” to silvery “instrumental” – with controls to enhance or suppress harmonics to match the raag or mood you’re evoking.
Could you please tell us about the string material and thickness of the main strings as well please?
You can find and download an overview here: