Famous Musical Instruments and their Exponents

List of Most Famous Musical Instruments and their Exponents:-

A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds. In principle, any object that produces sound can be a musical instrument—it is through purpose that the object becomes a musical instrument. The history of musical instruments dates to the beginnings of human culture. Early musical instruments may have been used for ritual, such as a trumpet to signal success on the hunt, or a drum in a religious ceremony. Cultures eventually developed composition and performance of melodies for entertainment. Musical instruments evolved in step with changing applications.

Read complete list of Famous Musical Instruments and their Famous Indian Exponents:-

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Instruments Exponents
Flute Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Raghunath Seth, Pannalal Ghosh, B. Kunjamani, N. Neela, Rajendra Prasanna, Rajendra Kulkarni, Prakash Saxena
Ghatam T.H. Vinayakaram
Guitar Vishwamohan Bhatt, Jatin Mazumdar, Brij Bhushan Kabra, Sri Krishna Nalin, Keshav Jalegaonkar
Harmonium Jnan Prakash Ghosh, Shri Purushottam Walawalkar, Appa Jalgaonkar
Israj Alauddin Khan
Jal Tarang Himanshu Biswas, Jagdish Mohan, Ghasiram Nirmal, Ram Swaroop Prabhakar
Mandolin U. Sriniwas, Khagen Dey, Nagen Dey
Mohan Veena Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Mridang Thakur Bhikam Singh, Palghat Raju, Dr. Jagdish Singh, T.K. Moorthy, U.K. Sivaram, K.R. Mani
Nadaswaram Sheikh Chinna Maulana, Rajaratna Pillai, Niru Swami Pillai, N. Krishna
Pakhawaj Ustad Rehman Khan, Gopal Das, Chhatrapati Singh, Ramakant Pathak, Arun Saiwal
Piano V. Balsara
Rudra Veena Ustad Sadiq Ali Khan, Zia Moinuddin Dagar Asad Ali Khan
Santoor Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Tarun Bhattacharya, Bhajan Sopori
Sarangi Ustad Bendu Khan, Pt. RAmnarayanji, Aruna Kale, Santosh Mishra, Indralal, Ashiq Ali Khan
Sarod Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Ustad Aluddin Khan, Hafiz Khan, Zarin Daruwala, Mukesh Sharma, Chandan Rai, Biswajit Roy Chaudhury, Sharan Rani
Shehnai Ustad Bishmillah Khan, Daya Shankar, Jagannath, Hari Singh,Shailesh Bhagwat, Ali Ahmed, Hussain Khan
Simphoni Zubin Mehta
Sitar Pt. Ravi Shankar, Nikhil Banerjee, Ustad Vilayat Khan, Shujaat Khan, Jaya Biswas, Debu Choudhary, Nishaat Khan, Bande Hasan, Shahid Parvej, Uma Shankar Mishra, Buddhaditya Mukherjee, Anushka Shankar
Surbahar Imrat Khan, Anapurna Devi
Tabla Ustad Shafat Ahmed Khan, Sapan Choudhry, Zakir Hussain, Latif Khan, Allah Rakha Khan, Gudai Maharaj, Kishan Maharaj, Payaz Khan, Sukhbinder Singh
Veena S. Balachandran, Badruddin Dagar, Kalyan Krishna Bhagavatar, B. Doraiswami Iyengar Gopal Krishna, Ashad Ali
Vichitra Veena Ahmed Raja khan, Abdul Aziz Khan
Violin Dr. N. Rajan, Vishnu Gobind (VG) Jog, L. Subramaniam, Sangitha Rajan, Kunakkadi Baidyanathan, Shishir Choudhry, Lagudi Jayaraman, R.P. Shastri, Suryadev Pawar, Govind Swami Pillai, T.N. Krishnan
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