The Shurangiz (Persian: شورانگیز) is a new Iranian musical instrument, a member of the lute family, developed under supervision of the Iranian musician Hossein Alizadeh. It has a skin face, six strings, a longer finer fingerboard and increased number of frets comparing with its original prototype setar. [1]

Hosein Alizadeh playing Shurangiz
String instrument
Other namesShourangiz, شورانگیز
Related instruments
Setar, Domra, Pandura, Tambura, Dranyen


  1. The Stringed Instrument Database: S
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