Jaltarang.com gives us an insight into one of India's finest Jaltarang artistes, Milind Tulankar. Coming from an acclaimed musically inclined family, Milind has the right backing to showcase his individual capabilities. His efforts to take this melodious instrument ahead from his family are displayed here as you take a deeper look in his professional achievements.
The Jaltarang one of the most rarely heard instruments today. It is one of the oldest instrument in the world. It consists of china bowls filled with water and struck by means of two cane sticks. Earlier,
since china clay bowls werent' available, artists used to play this instrument with metal bowls. Each bowl can be tuned to the desired frequency by varying the quantity of water in it. These bowls are placed in a semi - circle arrangement around the player and played. Anicent texts mentioned instruments similar to this. The Jalatarang has a pleasant characteristic tone. The player can produce on it, classical indian ragas and light melodies as well.
Milind was an esteemed guest on Chala Hawa Yeu Dya. To watch the full broadcast, click here