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ZITHER

   
Definition: The family name of all instruments which have strings stretched across a box. Popular in central Europe, In addition to the melody strings, the Concert Zither has a guitar type fretboard (similar to the epinette des vosges), and other models have strings grouped together in chords.
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Ashbury Lindisfarne Octave Mandola Large onion shaped body. Solid cedar top, solid koa back and sides.

Ashbury Lindisfarne Octave Mandola


Large onion shaped body. Solid cedar top, solid koa back and sides.

Item ID: GR32022   Model No: LINDISFARNE   
    Product Features
  • Oval sound hole, wood binding. Die-cast Ashbury machine heads. Strap end pin
  • Bone saddle, hardwood bridge. Double strung with loop end strings tuned GDAE
  • Hardwood is Senna Siamea, locally sourced wood in Vietnam. Designed by Pete McClelland.This instrument produces a powerful sound
    Product Specifications
  • String gauges: .014/.022w/.032w/.045w
  • Nut width: 36mm
  • Width at 12th fret: 46mm
  • Scale length: 520mm
  • Max body depth: 95mm
  • Body width: 390mm
  • No Frets: 21
  • Overall body length: 435mm
  • Overall Instrument Length: 865mm
  • Made in: Vietnam
  • Model Number: LINDISFARNE
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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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Ashbury produces high quality traditional and acoustic instruments, including acoustic and electro acoustic guitars, and bass guitars, autoharps, fiddles, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles.

The range is designed for the beginner to semi-professional player, offering very playable instruments with high specifications for the best price. Ashbury instruments make an excellent and affordable upgrade from any entry-level instrument, and are constantly being examined and perfected to offer the best possible value in quality and materials.