Name: Bandurria.

Type: Plucked Lute > Chordophone.

Region: Many > Spain > Philippines.

Tuning: G D A E B F#.

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Description: Originally from Spain the bandurria was introduced to the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period 1521 to 1821. The bandurria is played as a lead instrument in Rondalla ensembles. Bandurrias in the Philippines have 14 strings that are tuned to the same as their 12 stringed Spanish counter part to which these bandurria derive from.














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