Bandola
Bandola llanera
Classification String instrument (plucked)
Hornbostel–Sachs classification321.322
(Composite chordophone)
Related instruments

The bandola is one of many varieties of small pear-shape chordophones found in Venezuela and Colombia. They are related to the bandurria and mandolin.

Traditional varieties

Bandola Oriental
Bandola Oriental
Domra (left) and Bandola Llanera (right)
Domra (left) and Bandola Llanera (right)

Instruments known as bandola include:[1]

Modern varieties

See also

References

  1. ^ Dale Olsen; Daniel Sheehy (17 December 2007). Handbook of Latin American Music, Second Edition. Routledge. pp. 300–. ISBN 978-1-135-90008-3.
  2. ^ Biblioteca de Autores y Temas Tachirenses. 1961. p. 133.
  3. ^ Aldemaro Romero (2004). El joropo llanero y el joropo central. SACVEN. p. 59.
  4. ^ Atlas de tradiciones venezolanas. Fundación Bigott. 1998. p. 130.
  5. ^ "The Stringed Instrument Database: Index". Stringedinstrumentdatabase.aornis.com. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  6. ^ "The Colombian Andean Bandola" by Luis Alberto Paredes Rodriguez and Manuel Bernal Martinez, American Lutherie #96 Archived 2010-11-25 at the Wayback Machine, 2008