Bansi is a wind instrument, made from bamboo.It is used extensively in Indian classical, folk and tribal music. It is traditionally made from a hollow shaft of bamboo with six or seven finger holes. Revered as Lord Krishna's divine instrument, it is often used in Rasalila dance.


  • Title: Solvyns -Bansi
  • Creator: Frans Balthazar Solvyns
  • Date Created: 1796/1799
  • Physical Location: Indian Music Experience Museum
  • Location Created: Kolkata/Calcutta
  • Physical Dimensions: (53.19 x 38.2 x 5.99 cm)
  • Type: Image
  • Rights: Indian Music Experience
  • Medium: Etchings, Hand Colored
  • Art Genre: Drawings & Paintings
  • Depicted Topic: Instrument called Bansi

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