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Definition: (or tabla-bayan) - NB Indian: an asymmetrical pair of small, tuned hand played drums (of the kettle-drum type) of north and central India, Pakistan and Bangladesh; the tabla drum is of wood, the Bayan of metal.

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Ashbury Rathlin Octave Mandola Solid spruce top with walnut back and sides. Mahogany neck, hardwood fingerboard

Ashbury Rathlin Octave Mandola


Solid spruce top with walnut back and sides. Mahogany neck, hardwood fingerboard

Item ID: GR32013   Model No: RATHLIN   
    Product Features
  • Round soundhole, mahogany bound neck, hardwood fingerboard.
  • Bone saddle, hardwood bridge. 2 strap end pins. Strung with D'Addario EXPs
  • The hardwood is Senna Siamea a locally sourced wood in Vietnam.
    Product Specifications
  • String gauges: .012 .022 .032w .045w
  • Nut width: 35mm
  • Width at 12th fret: 46mm
  • Scale length: 520mm
  • Body depth: 83mm
  • Body width: 327mm
  • No Frets: 21
  • Body length: 385mm
  • Overall Instrument Length: 840mm (inc endpin)
  • Made in: Vietnam
  • Model Number: RATHLIN
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Octave Mandolas Information


The Mandola (the big brother of the Mandolin), has 8 strings in 4 pairs, tuned in 5ths. The Mandola retains the high-tension stringing but allows lower parts to be played. The Tenor Mandola (or Mandola) is tuned as a Viola, CGDA, one fifth below a mandolin. Octave Mandolas (also known as Octave Mandolins in America) are popular because of their suitability for Acoustic and Celtic music, being tuned GDAE, an octave below a Mandolin. Because the Octave Mandola neck is shorter than a Bouzouki it is ...read the full article
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