Type: Chordophones > Lutes > Spike > Bowed.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.313.7
Region: South East Asia.
Description: The name “Tro” [in Khmer: ទ្រ] is the generic name for traditional bowed string instruments in Cambodia. The instruments in this family include the two-stringed tro u, tro sou toch, tro sou Thomas and tro che. As well as the three-stringed tro Khmer spike fiddle.