Generation in manufacturing The exquisite & exclusive Yusuf Mirajkar's Musical is one of the most popular and reputed instrument manufacturer in the world. That's why artist's like Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, Ustad Rais Khan, Ustad Usman Khan, Pandita Kishori Amonkar, Pandit Bhaskar Chandavrkar, Pandit Bhimsen
Joshi prefers to use Yusuf Mirajkar's Musical Instruments.
Ours is eighth generation in manufacturing musical instruments. We started our first manufacturing unit in Miraj 200 years back. As business was expanding and
for customers convenience we shifted to Pune 100 years back. In 1931, to serve our customers in a better way we shifted to Kakakuwa Mansion on Laxmi Road, which
is one of the prime spot in Pune. Today Sajid Mirajkar is handling all exports business Behalf of his father, late Mr. Yusuf Mirajkar .
Our state-of-the-art manufacturing unit is the most important reason behind the manufacture of a wide variety of musical instruments with fast product
availability. For any need in customized instruments, artiste's always rely on Yusuf Mirajkar's Musical. As per artiste's demand, requirements and specification, we are
committed towards producing instruments of the best quality. And that is the reason why world's topmost artiste trust for all their musical instruments requirements. For
last 200 years, our esteem customers has motivated us to obtain the exceptional quality. Therefore, today we are exporting Musical Instruments all over the world
mainly to USA, Singapore, Netherland, Australia, Japan, Malysia, UK, Italy,Argentina, etc.Yusuf Mirajkar's Musical is suppliers of following instruments:
A. String Instruments
1. Been or Rudra Veena : Been or Rudra Veena is the mother of all stringed instruments. It is considered to be the instrument of Shiva
2. Veena : Veena consists of a large hollow body made out of a block of wood
3. Tanpura : Tanpura also called Tambora, is Indian classical instrument.
4. Sitar : The invention of Sitar is credited to Amir Khusro, the great musician at the court of Khilji in the 13th century. Sitar( Seh-tar) , is a Persian word which means
three strings. Sitar is a Hindustani classical music instrument.
5. Surbahar : Surbahar is a large sized Sitar. Its invention is credited to the famous beenkar Omrao Khan, who later taught his son Sajjad Hussain.
6. Surshringar : Surshringar is the combination of three stringed instruments, namely Mahati Veena, Rabab and Kachhapi Veena.
7. Sarod : Sarod is an Indian classical musical instrument. In the 13 th century, this instrument was modified by Amir Khusru. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan changed shape of
Sarod for improving the tonal quality.
8. Vichitra Veena : Vichitra Veena in appearance & structure is very similar to the Northern Been or Veena.
9.Sarangi : Sarangi is the most important bowed string instrument of India*s Hindustani classical music tradition. It is said to get closest to the sound of the human voice.
10. Dilruba : Dilruba is a combination of Sitar and Sarangi. Its finger board and frets very much resemble with Sitar, while the belly of the instrument, which is covered
with skin like a Sarangi and is played with bow.
11. Esraj : Esraj belongs to the family of Dilruba. It is very similar to the Dilruba in appearance and in technique of playing. However, there are few structural
12.Santoor : Santoor is a part of classical music in Persia and Arabia. In India it was heard in the hills and valleys of Kashmir. Santoor is a Persian word that means a
hundred strings. Santoor is a flat shaped instrument.
13.Swarmandal : Swarmandal is a rectangular box over which strings of varying length are attached. This instrument is used mostly by vocalists. It is also used as an
accompaniment instrument. 14. Taus : Taus belongs to the family of Dilruba. It is very similar to Dilruba in technique of playing. However, there are few structural
differences. Yusuf Mirajkar's Musical is one of the few manufacturers who makes this instrument.
B. Percussion Instruments
1. Tabla : Tabla is an invention of Amir Khusro, in the reign of Allauddin Khilji during 13th century. Tabla is the most popular percussion instrument used in the
classical music of the northern regions of South Asia( Northern India, Pakistan, Nepal,Bangladesh and Afghanistan).This instrument is invented in the 18th century. The
term Tabla is an Arabic word which means drum. The Tabla consists of a small wooden drum called Tabla (Dayan) and a larger metal one called Dagga(Bayan).
2.Dholak : Dholak is a classical North Indian drum.
3.Dholaki : Dholaki is a long circular drum popularly played in Western part of India. In Maharashtra it is played in traditional dramas and dances called Tamashas. It
is almost like Dholak but longer in length than Dholak.
4.Pakhwaj : Pakhawaj also called Mridang belongs to the North side of India and is similar to Mridangam of Southern India. The only difference in Pakhwaj and
Mridangam is in construction and technique of playing.
C. Wind Instruments
1. Harmonium : Harmonium was invented in Europe .In 19 th century it became popular in India. It is considered to be one of the most versatile instrument s in Indian
music. It is used in classical and devotional music.
2. Flute : Flute, a wind musical instrument is known by various names such as a Bansuri, Venu, Vamshi, Kuzhal, Murali,etc. It is one of the most ancient wind instrument.
Flute is a simple cylindrical tube, mostly made up of bamboo closed at one end. Their are different kinds of flutes and their number of holes vary.
3. Shahnai: Shahnai is the most ancient and most widely known instrument in the world. Shahnai is a tube shaped instrument which gradually widens the lower end.