In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We went to dinner at an Indian restaurant where sitars jangled in the background.
- Kim said classical music, Indian sitar, or even African reggae could all be a beneficial part of the class.
- It was accompanied simultaneously by the soothing music from a sitar.
- Two legendary masters, one of the sitar the other of the violin, get together for one thought-provoking session.
- At one stage the pianist was plucking the strings of a grand piano to emulate a sitar.
- The youngster had been playing with a toy train near the musicians when it had hit a sitar being played by the woman.
- The smell of Asian cuisine filled the schoolyard and children danced to the Indian sitar.
- Music has been his forte and he has let the sound of his sitar do all the talking.
- The sitar also has huge frets and loose strings that will bend four or five tones with a little pressure.
- She is shown wearing a sarong and holding a sitar as if it were a guitar.
- Attempts have also been made to give enough representation to Indian instruments like the sitar, sarod, flute and santoor.
- Her father is the acknowledged genius of the sitar, and one of the world's most renowned Indian musicians and composers.
- Ravi Shankar is the man renowned for popularising Indian classical music and combining Eastern and Western musical styles through the sitar.
- He played the instrument with great mastery, making with it music that was normally impossible with either the sitar or the guitar.
- The sounds of Indian hand drums - the tabla - float through the air along with a stringed sitar.
- It is fascinating to note how much the character of Shankar's music seems to change in the absence of the sitar.
- Sounds of the sitar, the flute and the keyboard combine to create a great atmosphere.
- A prominent solo line, a guitar, a sitar or a flute, floats over a solid background of synths and percussion.
- The difference this time is Indians are calling the shots, instead of just handing their sitars over to the Beatles to twang.
- When it comes to talking about my limited music talents, I have to admit that I'd definitely prefer to play the guitar to the sitar!
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