Five-Man Musical Set | Wrought Iron
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Sounds antique !
Must music play in order to be heard? This seems to be a question about the five tribal musicians depicted in this wrought iron musician set. The craftsmen have carved some of the most common instruments played in the region, namely maraca(jhunjhuna), trumpet(turhi), drum(dhol) ,tambourine (dafli) , lute(ektara). What makes this art piece stand out is the mysticism it brings to the environment.
If you're a music and antique lover, this piece of art is definitely going to bring elegance and artistic feel in your rooms with its intricate design and craftsmanship!
Material : Wrought Iron
Dimension: 4 x 1 x 1.5 inch
Weight : 250 gms
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Wisdom in music
Primeval music or aadim sangeet has tones that represent the indigenous nature of its creators - abstract and poetic. Even though most of the tribal music is really functional, it often has the sanctity of a ceremonial rite. This is why a large part of the tribal music is dedicated to the life-cycle-birth events like initiation of a baby, wedding ceremony and death. Then there are songs of the harvest and planting the fields. Many of these songs are devotional and ritualistic in nature. The tribal farmers sing songs as prayers for good harvest, while the hunting and food-gathering tribes sing to propitiate their deities. The best tribal songs are those that offer thanks to their deity. Some common musical instruments that the tribal musicians of the Bastar region use are drum, tambourine and trumpet.