Viola de arame
|Other names||Viola da Madeira|
|Viola caipira, Viola beiroa, Viola braguesa, Viola campanica, Viola da terra, Viola sertaneja, Viola terceira, Viola toeira, Viola amarantina.|
It is tuned G3 G2, D3 D2, G3 G3, B3, D3 D3.
The two lowest courses are tuned in octaves. The three higher ones are tuned in unison. However, the 2nd highest course is a single string instead of a pair like the rest.
The scale length is about 560mm.
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