Type: Lute > Chordophones.
Hornbostel Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Description: The Phandar [in Chechen: Пхıандар phandar] 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.
|3 stringed||C / D / G|
|6 stringed||cc / dd / gg|