Octave mandolin, Irish bouzouki and
Cittern are becoming more well known by their increasing popularity in traditional music but also in other music: jazz, bluegrass, rock, hard rock....
They are instruments filled with possibilities to investigate, what's more, the quality of materials and manufacture has increased remarkably.
These instruments are far from being sub-guitars! They are differents instruments, being born between the Portuguese guitar and the Greek bouzouki well known in the Anglo-Saxon countries, less known in France
(Donal Lunny, Andy Irvine,
This site has a modest purpose, to introduce beginners to these double-stringed instruments ;-) Enjoy it !
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