Apkhyarta

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Apkhyarta
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Other namesAp'hyartsa
Classification
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The Apkhyarta (Ap'hyartsa) is a bowed long-neck lute from Abkhazia.[1] Bowed instrument of 1-2 strings played in Abkhazia. Ap'hyartsa, a two-stringed instrument with a narrow spindle-shaped frame, played with a bow and usually carved from alder wood.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "World Music: Musical Instruments of Georgia". world-music-travelling.blogspot.com.tr. Retrieved 2014-04-16.
  2. ^ "Tourist site of Abkhazia Republic  \ Abkhazia  \ Culture". abkhazia.travel. Archived from the original on 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-16. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ "Abkhazian Fiddlestick instrument - Abkhartsa (Abkhrtsa)". hangebi.ge. Retrieved 2014-04-16.