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Who invented musical instrument VEENA ?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 08 Apr '13 02:38 pm
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Narada was a first-order musician. He always loved to sing songs praising the glory of the Almighty. It is said of Narada that he was the inventor of the musical instrument Veena. He played on his Veena, which was named "Mahati." Among the 'Devarshis', Narada is one of the holiest.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 08 Apr '13 02:39 pm

 
  
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Narad
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 08 Apr '13 03:49 pm

 
  
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Origin of Veena can be traced back a long way into ancient history. Veena is a most popular string instrument used in South India. In fact it is the oldest musical instrument mentioned in literature. There has been much discussion and disagreement over the instrument called Veena in the Vedic writings (1500-500 B.C.). Loosely translated, the Veena means lute, and the ancient Veena apparently was similar to the instruments used in the ancient Egyptian and Middle Eastern civilizations. It is widely believed that it had a hollow belly covered with a board or stretched leather. The belly was broader towards the back where its end is rounded and tapers toward the front, and it is continued into an upstanding curved arm. The strings are stretched one above the other, from this arm to the belly. These strings vary in their length. This kind of Veena is found, although with minor variations, in the sculptures of the temples at Sanchi, Bhaja, and Bharhut (second to first century B.C.), at Amara ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 08 Apr '13 02:40 pm

 
  
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The veena has a recorded history that dates back to the Vedic period (approximately 1500 BCE)
Answered by rajan, 08 Apr '13 03:45 pm

 
  
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Narada
Answered by aflatoon, 08 Apr '13 02:51 pm

 
  
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Answered by TALKH HAQEEQAT, 08 Apr '13 02:41 pm

 
  
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Answered by Uncommon Freind, 08 Apr '13 02:39 pm

 
  
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