Swarsangam from India, Fernwood
This is my 19 string Swarsangam from India. It is a combination of a Tambura/tanpura and a Swarmandal.
ALL MUSIC PLAYED BY HAND, on INSTRUMENTS MADE OUT OF WOOD!
Frail and haunting, beautiful and dreamy, the music of composer team Todd Montgomery and Gayle Ellett has a unique, yet familiar feel. Working under the name "Fernwood", their cinematic music blends the beautiful sounds of Greek & Irish bouzouki, sitar, acoustic guitar, Chinese ruan, Turkish cumbus, Moroccan oud, mandolin, harmonium, rababa, gimbri, dilruba, bulbul tarang, jal tarang, dotara, tenor banjo, swarsangam, gopichand, upright bass and rhodes piano.
You can hear these interesting instruments performed in the award-winning music of FERNWOOD on their two new CDs "Almeria" and also "Sangita" at:
P.O.Box 4276 Malibu. CA. 90264