Harmoniums & Shruti Boxes From India
   

Bina Harmonium Model 117, Deluxe Suitcase, Blemished BLEMISHED: This traveler model harmonium only weighs 23.65 lbs., and the top of case can be unattached and should be removed to play. The keyboard pops up for playing and can be easily placed back down and covered by case for storage and travel. When closed, the height of harmonium is 8.25 inches and when open with the keyboard popped up, the height is 11.75 inches.

Harmoniums are mainly used as an accompaniment to devotional songs. As with many Indian instruments, the key for the music is selected to best suit the vocals or to set a mood. Although it was invented in France nearly 200 years ago, the harmonium has been extremely popular and strongly embraced by India after it was brought there during the British Occupation.

Important Specifications:

Accessories Included: Soft case heavily padded

Item Dimensions: OPEN: 24 (L) X 11.75 (H) X 14.5 (W); CLOSED: 24 (L) X 8.25 (H) X 14.5 (W)

Bellows: 6 folds that open on the sides

Body: Pine wood stained burgundy

Keys: 42 keys (17 black and 25 white)

Features: Traveler suitcase model

Knobs: 9 (4 drones and 5 air controls); Each knob is nickeled brass.

Drones: Left to Right: knob #2=3C#, knob # 4=3E Flat, knob #6=3G#, knob #8=3B Flat

Air Controls: 3 (Left to Right: knob # 1 controls the back male reeds, knob # 3 controls the front chamber bass reeds, knob #5 controls the front chamber bass reeds, knob # 7 controls the vibrato bass reeds, knob # 9 controls the back male reeds)

Number of Octaves: 3.5

Tuned To: 440

Front Reed Bank: 2G to 5F (Bass Voice)

Back Reed Bank: 3C to 6F (Male Voice)

Please Note: Some of the finishes are very impressionable, no pun intended. During the long transportation from India, the finish may become marred by the packing materials. These impressions are superficial and cosmetic. Impressions on the finish do not affect the playability or sound. Therefore we do not consider such impressions as blemishes or defects.

17BDS-1   $570.00  

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Lightweight Harmonium A piano-like keyboard instrument of India, is generally played with the right hand, while pumping a bellows with the left. Their mellow, warm-sounding tone blends well with the human voice, making them an especially well-suited accompaniment for individual or group singing. Conveniently sized, they are easy to transport, and take little stage room. Individually handcrafted, each offers a unique quality in volume, tonality, and performance characteristics. This particular model offers six full stops and an octave coupler. These are not concert pitch 440.

Harmonium, Standard, Natraj 4 drones (top pulls) and 4 stops (lower pulls) to direct the air over the upper or lower reeds. Fixed keyboard, integral bellows, and dozens of sound combinations. Finish color and decoration style may vary from photo. The Harmoniums are not meant to be played in concert like a mini organ. The reeds in the harmonium are tuned to sound well together, not necessarily with other instruments. As such they are not in concert pitch and are not meat to be. Harmonium tuning does not reflect the Western Scale and is not meant to.

This is instrument was introduced to India by the British. It has been embraced and is now a truly Indian instrument used as accompaniment in devotional songs. As with many Indian instruments the key for the music is selected to best suite the vocals, or to set a mood. Traditionally, Harmoniums are usually higher pitched if compared to the Western Scale.

DISCLAIMER: Shellac is very impressionable, no pun intended. During the long transportation from India the shellac finish becomes marred by the packing materials. These impressions are superficial and cosmetic. Impressions on the finish do not affect the playability or sound. Therefore we do not consider such impressions as blemishes or defects

Sound Sample ACC101   $584.10  


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Harmonium, triple reeds, scale change, etc Harmonium, a piano-like keyboard instrument of India, is generally played with the right hand, while pumping a bellows with the left. Their mellow, warm-sounding tone blends well with the human voice, making them an especially well-suited accompaniment for individual or group singing. Individually handcrafted, each offers a unique quality in volume, tonality, and performance characteristics. This model has triple reeds for a full, rich sound, as well as more choices over the range of performance music. The seven fold bellows lends a more subtle tone. ACC104   $895.00  

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banjira Standard Harmonium 7-Knob A=432 - Dark Harmonium that features a fixed keyboard, integral bellows and dozens of sound combinations. It has just over 3 octaves and 3 drones and 4 stops that directs the air over the upper and lower reeds. Includes two banks of 39 reeds and 39 keys, so each key can activate two reeds.

This model is tuned to A=432 Hz (+-5 cents). Pitch can vary significantly with changes in temperature, pumping pressure, and number of keys played simultaneously.

Although it was invented in France nearly 200 years ago, the harmonium has been extremely popular and strongly embraced by India after it was brought there during the British Occupation. It is not meant to be played in concert like a mini organ and is mainly used as an accompaniment to devotional songs. As with many Indian instruments, the key for the music is selected to best suit the vocals or to set a mood. The reeds in the harmonium are tuned to sound well together, but not necessarily with other instruments. As such, they are not in concert pitch and not meant to be played like a Western table-top organ. Traditionally, harmoniums are usually higher pitched if compared to the Western scale.

DISCLAIMER: Instrument's finish color and décor may vary from photo. Shellac is very impressionable (no pun intended) and during the instrument's long transportation from India, the shellac finish becomes marred by the packing materials and may cause the sides of harmoniums to have impressions. These impressions are cosmetic and do not affect the playability or sound, so we do not consider such impressions as blemishes or defects. HM7S-432D   $368.00  

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banjira Dulcetina - Brown The Unique design of the Dulcetina harmonium allows it to be hung about your neck; so you can play in a standing position. It’s weight is just under 10 lbs.
It has a 2 1/2 octave range (2C-5G) with no drones.
The two reed banks, bass and male, share one air chamber; so both banks play at the same time.

The reeds are tuned to 440 +/- 3 cents prior to shipping.

The two-fold bellows can be played right or left handed and provides a sustain of over five seconds with the lower notes.

Item Dimensions in inches: 16.7L x 12W x 9.2H

Accessories Include: a padded gig bag with a shoulder strap and handles.


DISCLAIMER: Instrument's finish color and decor may vary from photo. Shellac is very impressionable (no pun intended) and during the instrument's long transportation from India, the shellac finish becomes marred by the packing materials and may cause the sides of harmoniums to have impressions. These impressions are cosmetic and do not affect the playability or sound, so we do not consider such impressions as blemishes or defects. HMDCTB   $440.00  

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Harmonium, Yoga, C2-F4, Deluxe, Red This harmonium, weighing only 16 lbs., is a great portable instrument. The bellows provide outstanding airflow to the 30 keys, from C2 to F4, resulting in very good sound volume. HMYCFDR   $416.00  

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banjira Deluxe Yoga C-F Harmonium - Red *Blemished BLEMISHED: This harmonium only weighs 19.2 lbs., and the top of case can fold over to close it. The keyboard pops up for playing and can be easily placed in locked-down position for storage and travel. When closed, the height of harmonium is 8 inches and when open with the keyboard popped up, the height is 11.625 inches.

Harmoniums are mainly used as an accompaniment to devotional songs. As with many Indian instruments, the key for the music is selected to best suit the vocals or to set a mood. Although it was invented in France nearly 200 years ago, the harmonium has been extremely popular and strongly embraced by India after it was brought there during the British Occupation.

Important Specifications:

Item Overall: OPEN: 18" (L) X 11.625" (H)X 13.5" (W); CLOSED: 18" (L) X8" (H)X 13.5" (W)

Bellows: 6 folds that open on the sides

Body: Painted red all over

Keys: 30 keys (18 white and 12 black)

Features: Suit case model

Drones: 3 (4C, 4F, 4G)

Air Controls: 4 (#1, #3, #4 control front chamber and #2 controls the back chamber)

Knobs: There are 7 knobs all together (3 drones and 4 stops)

Number of Octaves: 2.5

Tuned To: A=440 Hz (+-5 cents) Pitch can vary significantly with changes in temperature, pumping pressure, and number of keys played simultaneously.

Front Reed Bank: 2C to 4F

Back Reed Bank: 3C to 5F HMYCFDR-1   $395.00  

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banjira Yoga Traveler Harmonium 2 2/3 Octave - Medium *Blemished BLEMISHED: This harmonium is light weight and very portable. It only weighs 16.7 lbs., and the top of case can fold over to close it. The keyboard pops up for playing and can be easily placed in locked-down position for storage and travel. When closed, the height of harmonium is 7.5 inches and when open with the keyboard popped up, the height is 12.25 inches.

The double fold bellows provide airflow to the 32 keys (13 black and 19 white), with a note range from 2C to 5G and produces excellent sound volume. This model is tuned to A=440 Hz (+-5 cents). Pitch can vary significantly with changes in temperature, pumping pressure, and number of keys played simultaneously. There are 2 stops in the form of knobs and each control air flow to each bank of reeds, the higher bank contains notes: 3C to 5G and the lower bank contains notes: 2C to 4G. There are also 2 knobs that control the drones, one drone is 3C and one is 3G. Other features included are a fixed key board, integral bellows and dozens of sound combinations. This model is made from tropical hardwood and has a dark finish.  

Accessories Included: Padded Soft Case     

Please Note: Finish color and decoration style may vary from photo.

Harmoniums are mainly used as an accompaniment to devotional songs. As with many Indian instruments, the key for the music is selected to best suit the vocals or to set a mood. Although it was invented in France nearly 200 years ago, the harmonium has been extremely popular and strongly embraced by India after it was brought there during the British Occupation.

DISCLAIMER: Some of the finishes are very impressionable, no pun intended. During the long transportation from India, the finish may become marred by the packing materials. These impressions are superficial and cosmetic. Impressions on the finish do not affect the playability or sound. Therefore we do not consider such impressions as blemishes or defects. HMYTCGM-2S   $375.00  

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banjira Harmonium, Standard, Blemished BLEMISHED Harmonium, Standard. 4 drones (top pulls) and 4 stops (lower pulls) to direct the air over the upper or lower reeds. Fixed keyboard, integral bellows, and dozens of sound combinations. Finish color and decoration style may vary from photo. The Harmoniums are not meant to be played in concert like a mini organ. This instrument was introduced to India by the British. It has been embraced and is now a truly Indian instrument used as accompaniment in devotional songs. The reeds in the harmonium are tuned to sound well together, not necessarily with other instruments. As such they are not in concert pitch and are not meat to be. As with many Indian instruments the key for the music is selected to best suite the vocals, or to set a mood. Traditionally, Harmoniums are usually higher pitched if compared to the Western Scale. Harmonium tuning does not reflect the Western Scale and is not meant to.

Scratch & Dent Savings!!! Product codes ending in "-2" are Blemished. They are New and Unused with Superficial blemishes that may include, blisters in the finish, scratches, dents, stains, discoloration, rust or pitting on metals, imperfect glazes, non-structural repairs such as putty in nail holes, or other surface marks. The irregularity does not affect the playability or sound quality of the instrument. These are a good value.

BLM075   $493.24  

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banjira Harmonium, Yoga Traveler, 2 1/2 Octave, Blemished

BLEMISHED: This harmonium is light weight and very portable. It only weighs 16.7 lbs., and the top of case can fold over to close it. The keyboard pops up for playing and can be easily placed in locked-down position for storage and travel. When closed, the height of harmonium is 11.5 inches and when open with the keyboard popped up, the height is 12.75 inches.

The double fold bellows provide airflow to the 32 keys (13 black and 19 white), with a note range from 2C to 5G and produces excellent sound volume. The pitch this model is tuned to is 440. There are 2 stops in the form of knobs and each control air flow to each bank of reeds, the higher bank contains notes: 3C to 5G and the lower bank contains notes: 2C to 4G. There are also 2 knobs that control the drones, one drone is 3E flat and one is 3B flat. Other features included are a fixed key board, integral bellows and dozens of sound combinations. This model is made from tropical hardwood and has a dark finish. Accessories included are a fabric gig bag and owner’s guide. Finish color and decoration style may vary from photo.

Harmoniums are mainly used as an accompaniment to devotional songs. As with many Indian instruments, the key for the music is selected to best suit the vocals or to set a mood. Although it was invented in France nearly 200 years ago, the harmonium has been extremely popular and strongly embraced by India after it was brought there during the British Occupation.

Scratch & Dent Savings!!! Product codes ending in "-1" or "-2" are blemished. They are new and unused with superficial blemishes that may include, blisters in the finish, scratches, dents, stains, discoloration, rust or pitting on metals, imperfect glazes, non-structural repairs such as putty in nail holes, or other surface marks. The irregularity does not affect the play ability or sound quality of the instrument. These are a good value.

DISCLAIMER: Some of the finishes are very impressionable, no pun intended. During the long transportation from India, the finish may become marred by the packing materials. These impressions are superficial and cosmetic. Impressions on the finish do not affect the playability or sound. Therefore we do not consider such impressions as blemishes or defects.

BLM080   $425.00  

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banjira Harmonium Fiberglass Case with Wheels, Blemished BLEMISHED: Harmonium fiberglass case with 4 wheels. Has a velvet like lining, 2 side handles, front lock and a carry strap. Inside dimensions are 26" L x 8.5" W x 17" H. Outside dimensions are 27.5" L x 10" W x 20.5" H.


Scratch & Dent Savings!!!
Product codes ending in "-2" are Blemished. They are New and Unused with Superficial blemishes that may include, blisters in the finish, scratches, dents, stains, discoloration, rust or pitting on metals, imperfect glazes, non-structural repairs such as putty in nail holes, or other surface marks. The irregularity does not affect the playability or sound quality of the instrument. These are a good value.

BLM082   $208.00  

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Spring for Harmonium Key, 4 pcs Set of 4 replacement springs for keys on the Standard Harmonium (HM6S). 2.75 inch long brass wire spring for Harmonium keys. HM6S-SP   $9.90  

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Male Sardar Shruti Box with Side Controls Monoj Kumar Sardar & Bros. brand shurti box. 13 reeds with 13 imitation ivory side mounted controls. Blemishes in the finish occur during the two month journey from the manufacture to the US. They are unavoidable and do not affect the sound or playability.

The possible combinations or reeds of can produce hundreds of sounds. The male shruti has a deeper sound than the female.

To play, open one or more reeds by pushing the toggle to the side, unlatch the integral bellows and unlatch the reeded side. It is essential that at least one reed be open when you pump the bellows.

Each shruti box has a handle and metal feet for easy placement during play. It also comes with a soft zippered case for storage and transport. Approximate measurements: 16" L x 12" W x 2.75" D. ACC225   $378.00  

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Shruti Box, Side Controls, Female Sardar Monoj Kumar Sardar & Bros. brand shurti box. 13 reeds, 4C-5C, with 13 imitation ivory side mounted controls. Blemishes in the finish occur during the two month journey from the manufacture to the US. They are unavoidable and do not affect the sound or playability.

The possible combinations or reeds of can produce hundreds of sounds. The female shruti has a higher pitched voice than the male.

To play, open one or more reeds by pushing the toggle to the side, unlatch the integral bellows and unlatch the reeded side. It is essential that at least one reed be open when you pump the bellows.

Each shruti box has a handle and metal feet for easy placement during play. It also comes with a soft zippered case for storage and transport. Color may vary from photo. Approximate measurements: 16" L x 12" W x 2.75" D. SHRSFS   $378.00  


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