Monday, January 6, 2020

SARASWATI VEENA - 3

NEED FOR DISTINCTION BETWEEN ACOUSTIC ORIGINAL VEENA AND ARTIFICIAL ELECTRIC  INSTRUMENTS IN THE NAME OF "SARASWATI VEENA"

Magnetic pickup/strings use the " Saraswati Veena" only for the sake of appearance and as a disguise. The magnetic pickup/strings reject the acoustic properties of jackfruit wood. The"kudam" or "resonator” is reduced into a dummy piece as it’s energy is not picked up by the magnetic pickup/strings. Magnetic pickup/strings depend wholly on the amplifier for artificial tonal adjustments. Where the magnetic pickup/strings are concerned the form or shape of the instrument and the kind of wood used in making the instrument are of no significance and therefore totally negligible.

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