This is a recording of the Indian drone instrument known as tanpura (a.k.a. tambura). It is a convenient and cost effective alternative to both the actual instrument as well as the electronic tanpura / shruti box. It is used for musical performance, practice, or as a background for meditation. Easy licensing is available so that this can be used in your own recordings. All 12 keys are available, this particular one is in the key of “E”.
About the Artist
Chandra and David Courtney are well known in the field of Indian music. They have an international reputation as both performers and educators. For more information, please check out: http://www.chandrakantha.com