Azar Santoor is a musical instrument that belongs to both the string and percussion groups made with walnut and similar exotic trees. Azar Santoor has a case made of walnut wood in the shape of a trapeze. The strings are fixed to the pins on both sides, you can tune santoor with the metal wrest-pins on the right.
Azar Santoor is performed by hitting the plectrums made on these strings. Small hammers made of brass are used to hit the wires. This instrument, which is formally similar to the law in its trapezoid form, is considered to be a chordophone, as it is included in both the string and percussion instruments. Azar Santoor is an instrument that can reach very different tones.
Azar Santoor has a great melodic potential, 27 different notes can be played on this instrument. Its attractive sharp sound full of harmonics carries you away. The sound of this musical instrument, which makes mystical associations, is quite calm. It is a regular practice that is important to perform Azar santoor correctly. It can be expressed as a musical instrument that can be played both with other instruments and solo. Azar Santoor is also known for its resemblance to the qanun musical instrument.
The case of an Azar Santoor is a hardcover to protect your instrument from any unexpected damage. It is padded with a soft protective material and keeps the Azar santoor’s soundboard safe against shock. It also keeps the strings from damaging or any moisture that could affect it when you travel. Stringed instruments are easily affected by moist so using a case is important for protecting your santoor from humid climates.