new Mandocello. 40" total length. Spruce top. Linden wood back and side. Maple wood neck with truss rod and maple wood finger board, rose wood bridge. It is for beginner or intermediate player. Good sound quality.
Mandocello, 40" body
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First off: I bought this from Amazon seller glmusicstore; they sent it from Texas to NY well-packed and several days earlier than advertised..
Next: The mandocello What is a mandocello? The setup is like a mandolin: a fretted neck with four courses of paired strings, held like a guitar and playable with a pick or fingers. It is the "cello" of the mandolin family. In the viol family, the tenor instrument is the viola, having the three lowest pitched strings of the violin and one lower in pitch; the cello (violincello) is pitched an octave below that. In the mando family, the mandolin is tuned the same as the violin, the mandola like the viola, and so the mandocello is tuned like the cello. Low to high is it CC-GG-DD-AA, (4 paired courses, as opposed to octave pairs). The low C is pitched two notes below the low E sting on the guitar, or the third fret on the A string of a bass guitar. This instrument has 15 frets (your humble reviewer has no idea if there is...
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