Type: Cordophones > Lutes.
Hornbostel Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Description: The Phandar [in Chechen: Пхıандар] is a traditional vainakhish three-string plucked instrument from Chechnya and Inigushetia in the Northern Caucasus. The sound produced by the Phandar, although it is similar to the panduri there is a distinction in their sounds despite their similarity.
|Three Stringed||C / D / g’|
|Six Stringed||cc / cc / gg’|