Fonotopia Shorts: Yahya Zarpanje

Posted in Fonotopia Short by nissarhusseinkhan on May 19, 2010

The sitar and the guitar derive their names from the Persian word Tar, which means “string.” Tar is also the name of a Persian stringed instrument. Ian likens the guitar pyrotechnics of Django Reinhardt and Jimi Hendrix to the virtuosity of tar player Yahya Zarpanje, the subject of this Fonotopia Short. We think you’ll agree.