A Chordophone is a musical instrument that makes sound by way of a vibrating string or strings stretched between two points.It is further divided into three structural categories namely plucked strings, bowed strings and other string instruments. Out of which the each type has approximately 20 to 30 invented instruments who origin is India.
We have shortlisted two each from every category, let’s just know about them in brief:
It is used in Hinsdustani classical music and distinguished as a plucked string instrument.
The tanpura is a long-necked plucked string instrument found in various forms in Indian music.
3. Mayuri vina or Taus
The Taus is a bowed string instrument from the north Indian region of Punjab. The taus was the work of Sri Guru Hargobind Ji.
It is also known as Tingtelia which is a mono string instrument.
It is Indo-Persian instrument which is generally made up of walnut, usually with seventy-two strings. Well it is considered as an other string instrument.
It is a string percussion instrument from South India. Again this one is considered among other string instrument.
7. Mohan Vina
Sorry, this should have been earlier in the list because its quiet famous in the plucked string instruments.
Basically, Chordophone is a 3300-year-old Babylonia originated Instrument. And as you glanced this article contains the references related reading information.