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date: 15 November 2019

Mazankilocked

  • Jan Stęszewski

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Small fiddle of the Wielkopolska region of Poland. About 50 cm long, it has three strings; a typical tuning is a′–e″–b″. The mazanki is traditionally carved from one piece of wood (apart from the soundtable), though some are assembled like a violin. The bridge has the treble foot resting on the soundtable and the bass foot extending through a hole to rest inside the back of the instrument....

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