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GREEK BOUZOUKI VARIEGATED MAPLE AND WALNUT

GREEK BOUZOUKI VARIEGATED MAPLE AND WALNUT

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Greek Bouzouki Variegated Maple And Walnut

Our four course, eight string, Greek Bouzouki is a beautiful instrument with a rich history. The fingering is the same as the higher four strings on a guitar, and the same as the fingering on a ukulele. The tuning, however, is different, the recommended being Cc Ff aa dd.

  • European spruce soundboard
  • Soundboard with lacewood walnut inlays
  • Fingerboard is made out from Ebony Wood
  • Neck is made from Maple
  • Scale length is 26.25" (667mm)
  • Special trust rod used in the neck
  • Comes with a padded gig bag and a strings set

The Bouzouki dates back to Byzantine times, and in Greece, was known as a pandura. It later became known as a tambouras, and around the 19th century evolved into the modern day bouzouki. In the 1960's, the Irish Bouzouki became popular in traditional Celtic music. The Irish Bouzouki looks a little more like a mandolin, and it is tuned differently than this traditional Greek counterpart.

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