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Museum of Music History Musical Instruments Collection [H 81.20.1.]


Gadulka ( CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: / Gombos László (CC BY-NC-SA)


The gadulka a Bulgarian folk fiddle , which in terms of structure and playing style in the 10th century Byzantine spreading lírákkal be related . This is an old musical instrument with three strings (the fourth tailpiece only raise one string ) type . Newer gadulkákon already applied with ten - vibrating string also . The towing is not associated tensioner because the tow tension control the pressure of the thumb .
The instrument body Cyrillic inscription " of the Budapest State Opera 75 Anniversary commemoration of the Sofia Opera People 1959 "


carved and lacquered wood


Height: 60 cm; Widht: 17 cm; Dept: 7,7 cm;

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Object from: Museum of Music History

- Since its foundation in 1969, the Institute of Music of the Hungarian Academy of Arts and Sciences has been collecting objects related to the ...

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[Last update: 2019/07/25]

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