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Greece

Instruments


Name: Tzouras.

Type:
Plucked Lute > Chordophone.

Region:
Greece > South Eastern Europe.

Dimensions:
Scale Length 61 cm.

Acquisition Date:
Circa year 2003.

Acquisition Source: Lark in the morning, Seattle Washington USA (this particular location is now out of business).
TzourasDescription: The tzouras is a medium sized lute in between the bouzouki and the smallest the "baglama". Most of the tzouras are trikordia having 6 strings, there are tetrachordia tzouras having 8 strings although these are quite rescent.

 

Tzouras Tunings
  D A D
  D G C
  G A D

 

 

 

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