Chapei

Name: Chapei.
Type: Lute > Chordophone.
Tuning: G-C
Hornbostel-Sachs No#:
Country: Cambodia.
Region: South East Asia.

Description: The Chapei Dong Veng [in Khmer: ចាប៉ីដងវែង] or chapey [ចាប៉ី] it is a Cambodian long necked lute that is usually plucked. Strung with nylon strings. Having 12 frets arranged in the following order D1 E2 F3 G4 A5 B6 C7 D8 E9 F10 G11 A12.

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