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Sitars for musicians by musicians!!

*FREE FIBERGLASS SITAR CASE AND YOUR CHOICE OF 1 DVD WITH EVERY SITAR* 

Unless otherwise noted and while supplies last!!  Details here

 Welcome to the SITAR page, we offer sitars by Srishti Musical, Hiren Roy, Naeem Sitarmaker, SenGupta, Mohan Lal Sharma, Radhey Shyam Sharma, Hemen, and others. Every instrument is carefully monitored through each stage of production and air shipped only. While we have access to nearly any maker in India, we've chosen these few makers based on predictable superior quality and tone. We have a long history with each maker and regularly visit India every year to monitor progress on the instruments. We go to an extreme degree  that is unmatched by anyone else to guarantee a very high quality instrument for you!! If in doubt, give us a call and we'll play them for you, there's only one other dealer in the west that can do this so don't put your trust in cheap importers or dress shops! Sitars are the main reason we're here....Custom modifications are available from each maker provided you're willing to wait for it. Otherwise, in stock instruments will generally feature half closed jawari in the case of Kharaj Pancham sitars or closed jawari for Vilayat Khan style sitars. For detailed information about makers, etc. please visit the Sitar information page.
 

Srishti sitars sitar Sitar Sitars by
                            srishti musical Started in 2001, we've returned to the original vision. Instruments of the highest quality, carefully monitored during all phases of construction. Exclusively available only at Rain City.

Please click on each model to go to the page for it! Each sitar featured is the exact sitar that is in stock, no substitutions (except for the Standard). Custom modifications (Nikhil Banerjee style,teak etc.) available for those who wish to wait. Almost all instruments now made with modern style mogra ~ grommets and natural materials for both bridges.

Please click on each link to view

Srishti Nikhil Banerjee style concert sitar  out of stock.

In stock models listed, unlimited customization available.

Barun Ray, Hiren Roy's Son. One of the foremost families of Sitar makers from Calcutta, India. A favorite of professional musicians. CLICK HERE

Full decoration colored penwork model  due again Fall, 2014

Kalka style full decoration  due again Fall, 2014

New full decoration Kharaj Pancham concert sitar due again Fall, 2014

New half decoration (#3) concert sitar in stock.

New teak Hiren Roy Kharaj Pancham sitar due again Fall, 2014

Hiren Roy travel sitar ~ studio sitar  due Winter, 2014

Vilayat Khan style  due again 2/2015

Hiren Roy Surbahar due again Sept, 2014

 

Hiren Roy sitar sitars Sitar by Hiren
                              Roy Barun Roy Sitars

Radhey
                              Shyam Sharma sitar maker and instrument
                              maker Varanasi India

Excellent sitars and instruments from Varanasi's top maker in a variety of woods and styles. Never mass produced.

Mahogany with ebony inlay Ravi Shankar style  in stock!

Surbahar  in stock!

Katchuwa concert sitar  in stock!

Studio electric sitar  in stock!

Tun full decoration concert sitar  in stock!

Half decoration sitar    in stock!

Teak Lotus full decoration sitar  due again 2015!

Teak Rose full decoration sitar  due again 2015! 

Gandhar Pancham  custom order only

 


Naeem Sitarmaker of Miraj 

Full decoration studio sitar  in stock!

Ravi Shankar style full decoration mahogany sitar  in stock!

Custom studio ~ electric with fiberglass case  in stock!

Shahid Parvez style gandhar pancham sitar  in stock!

Teak custom concert sitar  due again August, 2014 (Nikhil Banerjee style)

Full sized studio sitar with all geared tuners and full decoration  due again 9/14

Custom inlay full decoration mahogany concert sitar  due again Winter, 2014!!

Gandhar Pancham sitar  due again Fall, 2014!


OTHER SITARS Available

These are instruments that may be one of a kind only or not continuously in stock, they have generally been handpicked in India by us and are premium instruments.

Mohan Lal Sharma teak sitar by Rajesh Sharma  in stock!

Mohan Lal Sharma style sitar half decoration by Rajesh Sharma   in stock!

P & Brothers full decoration #1 Kharaj Pancham sitar  sold out

P & Brothers half decoration Kharaj Pancham sitar   sold, sorry

SenGupta  half  decoration Kharaj Pancham concert sitar  poss. Fall, 2014


Kanai Lal and Sons sitars

Kanai Lal & Sons #1 Kharaj Pancham sitar Ravi Shankar style sitar   A great sounding full decoration Kharaj Pancham sitar made by Subasch Bhowmick himself in colored penwork and a special decorative touch for us. Not in stock, can be custom ordered year round.


Hemen sitar One full decoration mahogany sitar in stock (details soon) . One of Calcuttas oldest makers, famous for sarodes and sitars. The sitar below is our last Hemen we will be offering since sadly he has passed away.

Hemen concert sitar ~ full decoration  sold, sorry.


SITAR ARCHIVES CLICK HERE!! Sitar and other instruments we've carried in the past, some of which may still be ordered.

We often have sitars here that are not listed on the website, it can take up to 2 months depending upon how busy we are to get them on the site so if there's a particular sitar you're looking for, don't hesitate to call or email.

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