Bugarija

Name: Bugarija.
Type: Cordophones > Lutes > Tamburica.
Hornbostel Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Tuning: F# / F# / A / D
Country: Croatia & Hungary.
Region: Croatia, Balkans > South Eastern Europe.

Description: The bugarija or kontra [brácsó or kontra] mostly plays chords on the “back beat” for rhythm. A bugarija has five strings, the five strings are tuned to F# pared in a course of two, A and D are single strings.

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