What is a Mandola?

March 09, 2018 2 Comments

The mandola is a member of the mandolin family. It is larger than a mandolin and tuned one fifth lower. The mandola actually pre-dates the mandolin and was one of the first instruments to develop from the Lute. Mandola can be loosely translated to almond (in Italian), referring to the body shape.

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Octave Mandolin vs Mandola

February 27, 2018

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