Musical Industry Instruments
Musical Industry Instruments expected to rise to Rs.542 crore by the decades 2017
Indian musical instruments referred in ancient religious works are pinpointing to the fact that the music had a vital role in ancient India. The musical instruments used in the medieval time by musicians included harmonium, sitar, sarod, mridnagam, gottuvadyam, pakhavaj, tabla, harmonium and the violin. Each device has its own record behind its progress.. The sitar is the most popular instrument of northern India. The harmonium which is a traditional musical instrument is played with the right hand while the left hand is used to control the bellows. Shehanai, a double reed instrument is associated with auspicious occasions like marriages and processions.
The mridnagam which is played with hands, palms and fingers are one of the most well-known musical technology equipment in South India. The Sarangi, one of the oldest bowed instruments in India is played by pressing the fingernails of the left hand against the strings. To play a flute, one has to cover the finger holes with the fingers of the left hand and right hand.Some of the important instruments used in those times are no longer in use now. In the early ages, they were simple and basic in nature. But as the demand increased, they became more exquisite instruments capable of producing varied pitch and octaves.
Indians have been fond of music since age old times and traditional music were their cup of tea till globalization hit the country. The influence of media like television and internet resulted in the change of taste among Indians. Ever-increasing western music lovers, disposable earnings of Indian customers, accessibility of the western music instruments, digitalization of the instruments and declining cost of instruments are the most significant factors which are motivating this market upwards. The maximum input came from guitar followed by keyboard instrument market and Yamaha is the dominating player in this sector. Among stringed instruments, acoustic guitar had a total revenue of 54.5 %t. This industry is expected to rise to INR 542 crore by the year 2017. Most of the sales input came from metro cities and northern and western region top the list. Parts of musical instruments continue to dominate exports of musical instruments.
Industry players consider that India can have an important contribution in the international market of musical instruments in the next five to ten years. Because of its skill in Electronics, India can make most of the instruments and meet the ever growing demand by focusing on its precision and quality.