bandura (Ukraininan lute-zither)

~ String instrument

Description

Large box lute-zither with a short, unfretted neck. It has 30 or more strings fanned out on the body, the four to eight bass strings are strung to the neck.

Relationships

from:Ukraine
derived from (as kobza):komuz (Ancient Kyrgys fretless string)
hybrid of:gusli (Traditional Russian plucked psaltery)
type of:lute
zither
Wikidata:Q262414 [info]