Sudeshna is a musician, playing the rich tradition of north Indian classical music. Her instrument is the sarod. The more than one meter long, nineteen strings sarod is a descendant of a mid-Asian instrument, the rabab, witch was modified seven generation ago, to better suit Indian music. Children usually begin to acquaint with the instrument at early age of four, and practice each passage or movement on the instrument for many years. In contrary to sitar, the places of the individual notes on the fretboard of the sarod are not set, as with the violin or cello. This particularity, and similarity with bowed western and Indian instruments is an important necessity for Indian music, knowing more notes, or micro tones than the western scale.