Home > Collections > Musical Instruments(CATALOG I)

241 domra

Image ( JPEG format )

body: wooden body; L. 47.3 cm
strings: 3 steel strings; 19 frets; 1 movable bridge
tuning(for piccolo domra): b' -e''-a'

A 3-stringed, necked lute. It was remodeled by V. V. Andreyev in 1896, based on the balalajka, and named after the obsolete instrument dorma, which was used in the 16th-17th centuries. Played in orchestras of traditional instruments in Russia.

[ << ]-- [ >> ]

[ Back to Top Menu ]
Music Department, Tokyo National University of the Arts, 12-8 Ueno Kouen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8714, Japan