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

Excerpt from the film Siła tradycji [The Power of Tradition], produced as part of the project "Muzyczny folklor Podkarpacia - badania terenowe" [The Musical Folklore of Subcarpathia - Field Studies], Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów, 2014
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: Mróz Adam
Date: 1982
Village / Town: Grębów
Region: Subcarpathia
Country: Poland
Owner: Franciszek Kotula Ethnographic Museum in Rzeszów
Inventory number: MRE 8088
Description: modeled on professional violins; back plate of the resonance box made of a single piece, front plate made of two components glued together; no purfling
Decoration: varnish; imitated double purfling (hollowed and stained black)
Measurements: body length 365 mm, upper bout 168 mm, lower bout 208 mm, side 38 mm, total length 580 mm
Materials: wood, metal
Inscriptions: inside the resonance box, an inscription painted with black paint: ADAM MRÓZ / Grębów 1982 r.
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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