Prystrunky


Prystrunky

Prystrunky - term used for the additional strings strung across the body of Ukrainian folk instruments such as the kobza, bandura and torban. Literally meaning "Near the strings". These additional strings are thought ot have appeared on these instruments in the 17th century. On the contemporary bandura they are now the main strings on which the performer plays.


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