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The Veena is one
of the most important instruments which is exclusive to South India.
The modern Veena has evolved from its ancient counterpart after several
modifications and has been in use for the last three or four centuries.
sits a brass=plated
bridge and through its grooves run the four main strings. At the end
of the main resonator is a string holder. Below the bridge, which sits
on the resonator, are small metal rings which are attached on one side
to the strings and on the other, by thick metal wires, to the string