violin

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Excerpt from the film Zapisane w terenie... [Written Down In the Field], produced as part of the project "Międzypokoleniowa sztafeta folkowa. Badania terenowe" [Intergenerational Folk Relay. Field Studies], Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów, 2016
Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars sounded by bowing with a bow
Maker: Bąk Władysław
Date: 1978
Village / Town: Wola Cicha
Region: Subcarpathia
Country: Poland
Owner: Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów
Inventory number: MRE 7992a
Description: modeled on professional violins; front plate glued from three pieces of wood, two-piece back plate; single purfling pasted on the front plate
Decoration: fingerboard, tailpiece and pegs painted black
Measurements: 600 x 355 x 168 x 203 x 33 mm
Materials: wood (spruce, striped sycamore, pear, black oak), metal
Inscriptions: maker’s label: Władysław Bąk, Wola Cicha, 1979; date on the back of the pegbox: 1978 15/V
Sound compass, tuning: in 5th, g – d1 – a1 – e2
Performance practice: basic component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Jolanta Pękacz / Zbigniew J. Przerembski


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