Name: Kwitra.
Type: Lute > Chordophone.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 321.322.6
Tuning: G E A D
Country: Tunisia, Algeria.
Regional: North Africa.

Description: The Kwitra [also kouitra and quitra in Arabic الكوترة or عود أندلسي] literally Andalusian Oud having eight strings in four courses. is a stringed instrument from Algeria and Tunisia. It is a regional instrument in the Lute family of instruments, related to Italian chitarra.

Citations: Websites ; blog – Article Colloque sur e oud maghrebin a quatre cordes ;

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