craviola (guitar/Viola caipira like plucked string instrument)

~ String instrument

Description

Distinctly asymmetric in contrast to typical guitar, its timbre is a combination of the harpsichord (pt:cravo) and the Viola caipira. It can have six or twelve nylon or steel strings and are produced solely by company Giannini.

Annotation

An instrument designed by brazilian composer Paulinho Nogueira, it is distinctly asymmetric in contrast to typical guitar.The timbre is like a combination of the harpsichord (pt:cravo) and the Viola caipira. Craviolas can be six-string or twelve-string (either nylon or steel) and are produced solely by company Giannini.

Annotation last modified on 2016-08-02 14:11 UTC.

Relationships

from: Brazil
invented by: Paulinho Nogueira
hybrid of: harpsichord
viola caipira
type of: plucked string instruments
Wikidata: Q5182772 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Craviola2.jpg [info]