Nepali Musical Instruments
Nepalese musical instrument has a very strong relationship with Nepalese culture and religion. Music is inevitable in Nepali culture. The music starts from birth of a baby to the death of a man. The music is played from Mountain to Hill and Hill to Terai. There are hundreds of musical instruments developed in Nepal. A research found that about 200 original instruments were developed in Nepal. Nepal has a lot more tunes and rhythms of its own to share with the rest of the world. The musical traditions of Nepal are as diverse as the various ethnic groups of the country. In Nepalese society, special group plays musical instruments in ceremonies, occasions, etc. to perform the rituals and tradition. These traditional musicians are known as "DAMAI". Nepalese musical instruments have great importance in Nepalese culture and society. Nepalese musical instruments are played in special ceremony like wedding, bratabandha and welcome ceremony and in any other ceremony or festivals. Different musical instruments are found in Nepal. Musical instruments like “madal", "sarangi" “damphu”, “damaru”, “basuri” (Flute), “pancha Bajaetc. There are several Nepali instruments, which are unheard, untouched and unexplored and Sarangi is one among them. Nepalese musical instruments are enjoyed by all the Nepalese people especially on the occasions, festivals, or any other ceremonies.
In modern days, Nepali musical instruments are losing its importance due to lack of knowledge on younger minds. iMartNepal is stepping further for the promotion of Nepalese musical instruments with the global community. Here you can find large range of folk and traditional instruments.