Viola campaniça

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Viola campaniça
String instrument
Other names Viola campaniça
Classification

String instrument
Hornbostel–Sachs classification
(Composite chordophone)
Developed Vila Verde de Ficalho, South-eastern Portugal.
Related instruments

Viola caipira, Viola beiroa, Viola braguesa, Viola da terra, Viola de arame, Viola sertaneja, Viola terceira, Viola toeira, Viola amarantina.

The viola campaniça is a stringed musical instrument from Vila Verde de Ficalho, in the Serpa Municipality (South-eastern Portugal). It has 10 steel strings in 5 courses, tuned C3 C2, F3 F2, C3 C3, E3 E3, G3 G3.

The adjective campaniço (kump-ah-NEE-soo) means literally "from the countryside".

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