Ghaychak

Ghaychak
Classification
Related instruments

Ghaychak or Gheychak is a Persian bowed lute[1]

Double-chambered bowl lute

A double-chambered bowl lute with four or more metal strings and a short fretless neck. It is used by Iranians and Baloch people, and is similar to Sarinda. The soundbox is carved out of a single piece of wood. The upper orifice is partly covered in the middle by the handle and the lower one is covered by a skin membrane against which the bridge rests.

Sources

  • "Glossary of Instruments - AKMICA" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-12-06. Retrieved 2006-12-11.

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