Viola braguesa

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Viola braguesa
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String instrument
Classification String instrument
Hornbostel–Sachs classification
(Composite chordophone)
Developed Braga, North-western Portugal
Related instruments
Viola caipira, Viola beiroa, Viola campaniça, Viola da terra, Viola de arame, Viola sertaneja, Viola terceira, Viola toeira, Viola amarantina.

The viola braguesa is a stringed musical instrument from Braga, North-western Portugal. It has 10 strings in 5 courses. The strings are made of steel. It is tuned C4 C3, G4 G3, A4 A3, D4 D4, G4 G4. The scale length is about 500mm.

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