'Jaltarang', an ancient Indian musical instrument, literally translates as "waves in water". This idiophonic instrument consists of ceramic bowls filled with water and is played with two wooden sticks. The cups are tuned to the notes of a Raga, by adjusting the amount of water.


  • Title: Solvyns -Jaltarang
  • 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 Jaltarang

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