Viola beiroa

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Viola Beiroa
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Viola Beiroa (bottom) and Viola Braguesa (top).
String instrument
Classification String instrument
Hornbostel–Sachs classification
(Composite chordophone)
Developed Castelo Branco, Eastern Portugal
Related instruments
Viola caipira, Viola Braguesa, Viola Campanica, Viola Da Terra, Viola De Arame, Viola Sertaneja, Viola Terceira, Viola Toeira, Viola Amarantina.

The Viola Beiroa is a stringed musical instrument from Castelo Branco, Eastern Portugal. It has 12 strings in 7 courses. The strings are made of steel. It is tuned D3, D3, A3 A2, D3 D2, G3 G2, B3 B3, D3 D3. The scale length is about 520mm.

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