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date: 16 November 2019


  • Robert At’ayan
  • , revised by Jonathan McCollum


Short-necked fiddle of Armenia. It has a narrow rectangular body with a wooden belly and fingerboard, and is played held vertically on the knee, with a horsehair bow. The three (sometimes four) metal strings do not have a fixed tuning, but are often tuned in 4ths. A special characteristic of the ...

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