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Please visit our on-line Tutorials to learn more about the sitar, it's construction, setting up, tuning and repairing!

Please note we now have a Surbahar...Bass Sitar!

 
Buckingham AAA™ grade Professional Concert Sitars
By Mangla Prasad Sharma
Very special sitars from India. Good news for Professionals and True Connoisseurs. The very best. This is the only sitar you should ever need to buy for the rest of your life.
Click the picture to go to these top class instruments and see specs. plus prices and availability.

Rikhi Ram Vilayat Khan Sitar - SOLD OUT!


Buckingham Professional Family of Sitars

New Buckingham AAA™ grade Super "Benares"™ model sitar

Made in India by Radha Krishna Sharma & Co., this professional grade sitar is made of tun wood features a double toomba, 7 main and 13 sympathetic strings. Included in purchase price is an extra set of strings, mizrabs, basic instruction book, and wooden case.

Now in stock and shipping.
Sale Price: $1249!


New Buckingham AA™ grade Super "Krishna"™ model sitar
Sets the new standard in Deluxe sitars. Reasonably priced. A beautiful, responsive, well-made, sitar to take you though the years. Click the picture to examine this sensitive instrument and see specs. plus price.

Now in stock and shipping. 
Sale Price: $1199!
 


New Buckingham A™ RKS "Bombay"™ model sitar
A very nice mid-range sitar. Very reasonably priced. A cut above all student sitars. Clicking the picture will take you to more info. on this instrument as well as price info.

Now in stock and shipping. 
Sale Price: $999!


New Buckingham Kahn Surbahar (Bass Sitar) -
Surbahar, sometimes known as bass sitar, is closely related to the sitar , but it has a lower tone. Depending on the instrument's size, it is usually pitched two to five whole steps below the standard sitar, but Indian classical music having no concept of absolute pitch, this may vary. The instrument can emit frequencies lower than 20 Hz.

Now in stock and shipping.
Sale Price: $1799!

 You must request a quote for shipping from us since this unit ships by truck.

Anandileela Devaki, another satisfied customer, playing her sitar from BM!


 

Buckingham Student Family of Sitars


 
New Buckingham Peakcock™ model sitar
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For those of you looking for a medium priced 7 string sitar with the full compliment of 13 sympathetic strings, we are now offering the Peacock head model. This is a more decorative sitar with it's carved head. Each is individually hand carved so each is unique.

To keep our prices affordable we do not tune this instrument prior to shipment. For tuning and playing texts see our webpage on tuning

 

Now in stock and shipping. 

Finally in stock again...while they last!

Sale Price: $899!

 


Buckingham S6™ "Kahn"™ 6 String Sitar

Kahn in Black

An affordable, student sitar offered in two colors.

Kahn in Natural

The 6 String Kahn, from a supplier with over 50 years of sitar building history, has the flexibility to be strung in a number of formats.  It is delivered strung in the 6-string style; with 4 main, 2 chikari and 12 sympathetic strings. While most double toomba sitars are strung in the 7-string style and single toomba sitars in the 6-string style, you can change the style of your sitar by re-stringing it with the appropriate number and gage of strings. Single toomba sitars, which have fewer inlays and fewer carvings, offer an elegant alternative to the double toomba sitars. Without the small neck resonator these sitars are less expensive and top heavy as compared to the traditional double toomba sitar.
The Kahn is 48-49 inches in length. Includes extra string set, mizrabs, information and tuning guide, and nylon case.


Now in stock and shipping.


      Sale Priced at $525
 



Buckingham S7 ™ "Kahn"™ 7 String Sitar

Kahn in Black

An affordable, student sitar offered in two colors.

Kahn in Natural

The 7 String Kahn, from a supplier with over 50 years of sitar building history, has the flexibility to be strung in a number of formats.  It is delivered strung in the 7-string style; with 5 main, 2 chikari and 12 sympathetic strings.  Single toomba sitars, which have fewer inlays and fewer carvings, offer an elegant alternative to the double toomba sitars. Without the small neck resonator these sitars are less expensive and top heavy as compared to the traditional double toomba sitar.
The Kahn is 48-49 inches in length. Includes extra string set, mizrabs, information and tuning guide, and nylon case.


Now in stock and shipping.


      Sale Priced at $539
 


 
Sitar strings, accessories, books, and spares are available from Buckingham Music, Inc.
Mezrabs (picks) Pickups Pegs Bridges
Fret tying thread Generic strings C. I. Generic strings Peg turners
  Batish strings Sitar tutorials

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