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Ref. N3968 - IC
► Découvrez la sonorité de cette mandole en bas de page.This Western mandolin is a clever mixture of mandolin and Irish bouzouki. It is also called "Octave Mandola" (literally "Mandole to the octave"), in reference to its tuning: indeed, its 4 double-strings are in Sol-Re-La-Mi like the mandolin, Lower octave.
This beautiful model benefits from a violin and finishing touches.
● Solid spruce top
● Background, sides and handle in rosecherry
● Simple black threads
● Inlay type celtic knot on the head
● Rosewood fingerboard with markings
● Rosewood bridge
● High and low buffalo bones
● Grover Mechanics ensure good tuning
This Western Mandola has 8 strings organized in 4 choirs in unison.
It is tuned one octave lower than the mandolin, from the bass to the treble: Sol - Ré - La - Mi.
● Overall length: 87 cm
● Scale length: 52,5 cm
● Height of body: 38 cm
● Body width: 34 cm
● Thickness of fishplates: 6,5 cm
A mandolin with a beautiful sound full with a long sustain, ideal for the traditional Celtic and Irish repertoire!
✚ Sold in its rigid outer case black imitation leather and velvet interior with small accessory compartment under the sleeve.