Shiv Kumar Sharma Santoor

Shiv Kumar Sharma Santoor Tuning and Stringing set up in Millimeters, and in Thousandths of an inch.

16

Taar Saptak Komal Dhaiwat

0/23 mm
.009″ (Inches)

15

Taar Saptak Pancham

0/23 mm
.009″ (Inches)

15

Taar Saptak Madhayam

0/23 mm
.009″

14

Taar Saptak Gandhar

0/27 mm
.010″

14

Taar Saptak Komal Gandhar

0/27 mm
.010″

13

Taar Saptak Rishabh

0/30 mm
.012″

13

Taar Saptak Komal Rishabh

0/30 mm
.012″

12

Taar Saptak Shadaj

0/33 mm
.013″

12

Taar Saptak Shadaj

0/33 mm
.013″

11

Madhaya Saptak Shudha Nishad

0/33 mm
.013″

11

Madhaya Saptak Komal Nishad

0/33 mm
.013″

10

Madhaya Saptak Shudha Dhaiwat

0/33mm
.013″

10

Madhaya Saptak Komal Dhaiwat

0/35 mm
.014″

9

Madhaya Saptak Pancham

0/35mm
.014″

9

Madhaya Saptak Tivra Madhayam

0/35 mm
.014″

8

Madhaya Saptak Shudha Madhayam

0/35mm
.014″

8

Madhaya Saptak Komal Gandhar

0/35 mm
.014″

7

Madhaya Saptak Shudha Gandhar

0/40mm
.014″

7

Madhaya Saptak Komal Rishabh

0/40 mm
.016″

6

Madhaya Saptak Shudha Rishabh

0/40 mm
. 016″

6

Madhaya Saptak Shadaj

0/40mm
.016″

5

Madhaya Saptak Shadaj

0/45mm
.018″

5

Chikaris (see chart below)

*(see below)

4

Mandra Saptak Shudha Nishad

0/45 mm
.018″

4

Mandra Saptak Komal Nishad ni

0/45 mm
.018″

3

Mandra Saptak Shudha Dhaiwat

0/45 mm
.018″

3

Mandra Saptak Shudha Gandhar 

G No. 4
.030″ wound

2.

Mandra Saptak Pancham

0/50 mm
.020″

2

Mandra Saptak Shudha Rishabh 

G No. 4
.032″ wound

1

Mandra Saptak Shudha Madhayam 

0/50 mm
.020″

1

Mandra Saptak Shadaj

G No. 5
.036″ wound

 

 

 

 

 

Chicaris ( Fifth course – left side )

 

! Madhaya Saptak Shadaj SA

0/40 mm ,016″ (Inches)

2 Madhaya Saptak Shadaj SA

0/40 mm .016″

3 Madhaya Saptak Gandhar GA

0/45 mm .018″

4 Madhaya Saptak Pancham PA

0/45 mm .018″

 

Modern Indian Notation (Ali Akbar College)
Upper case means Natural – Shudha, or Sharp – Tivra (MA is the only Tivra note)
Lower case means flatted – Komal.

A dot above a note means Upper Octave (Taar).
A dot below a note means Lower Octave (Mandra).
Two dots above or below means 2 octaves above or below.
No dots means Middle Octave (Madhaya).

 

Shadaj

SA

Nishad

NI

Komal Nishad

ni

Dhaiwat

DHA

Komal Dhaiwat

dha

Pancham

PA

Tivra Madhayam

MA

Madhayam

ma

Ghandar

GA

Komal Ghandar

ga

Rishabh

RE

Komal Rishabh

re

Shadaj

SA

 

 

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