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NA TRAPEZA 4 - Bulgarian Folk CD 2014
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BULGARIAN GADULKA Rebec 9 strings by Anton Antonov 67.90EURO


This is a brand new unique Traditional Bulgarian instrument - GADULKA rebec. It has 3 big - melody and 6 small - resonating strings.
We guarantee %100 high quality on this and all the rest of our instruments. Our gadulka master Anton Antonov is 52 years old and 22 years certified member of the Bulgarian Craftsman Assosiation. You will receive a color copy of his certificate.
The length is  55 cm = 21 1/2 "
The wight is  17 cm = 6 3/4 "

Only the upper strings are bowed (pitched A, E, D), while the other strings (accompany) only resonate the sound. The resonant strings can be pitched in the tones of the main strings also. The standart way of pitching the main strings is A, E, A. This pitch gives more opportunities for instrumental solo performances.
The 3 stringed Gadulka is pitched in theese regional ways:
Thracia tuning:
1st string  A1
2nd string E1
3rd string  A

Dobrudja tuning:
1st string  A1
2nd string  A
3rd string  E1

Lingourie tuning:
1st string  A1
2nd string  E1
3rd string  D1
 

The tone of the gadulka is obtained by gliding the strings with the bow, made of flexible forked willow twig. It has a bow shape and is tied with horse hair, waxed with rosin.
To help you learn and enjoy this unique instrument we also offer a instructional note books and CD kit.
The Gadulka (rebeck) is one of the most popular string instruments in Bulgaria. Most popular in the valleys of Thrace and Dobrudja, Western Bulgaria and some parts of the central parts of Stara Planina Mountains. It has clear and pleasant sound, used as solo and accompaniments. Also for playing in big or small homogenous and mixed instrumental orchestras.

CLICK HERE to hear gadulka recently made by Anton Antonov.



This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 09 October, 2005.
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