Found in: Iranian musical instruments
The shurangiz is a newly Iranian musical instrument, a member of the lute family, developed under supervision of the Iranian musician Hossein Alizadeh. It has a skin face, six strings, a longer finer fingerboard and increased number of frets comparing with its original prototype setar.
Listen to Shurangiz sample by Hossein Alizadeh:
See Hossein Alizadeh & Djivan Gasparyan, calabashmusic.com.