Phandar

Name: Phandar.
Type: Chordophones > Lutes.
Hornbostel Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Country: Chechnya.
Region: Caucasus.

Description: The Phandar [in Chechen: Пхıандар] is a traditional Vainakhish three-string plucked instrument from Chechnya and Ingushetia in the Northern Caucasus. The sound produced by the Phandar, although it is similar to the panduri there is a distinction in their sounds.

Phandar Tunings
Three Stringed C / D / g’
Six Stringed cc / cc / gg’

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