bisernica (prim, small serbo-croatian plucked stringinstrument)

~ String instrument

Description

smallest member of the Serbo-Croatian tamburica orchestra, it is usually the lead or "prim" instrument. it can either have one double string and three single strings (prim/bisernica) or two double strings and two single strings (bisernica)

Annotation

Note that wikipedia is incorrect about an alternate name being "samica" that is a related but different instrument, a predecessor not used in the tamburtiza orchestra, but rather as a standalone folk instrument.

Annotation last modified on 2017-01-06 01:48 UTC.

Relationships

from: Croatia
Serbia
Slovenia
derived from: samica (solo serbo-croatian plucked lute)
part of: Serbo-Croatian tamburica orchestra
related instruments: berda (begeš, large bass serbo-croatian plucked stringinstrument)
brač (basprim, serbo-croatian plucked stringinstrument)
bugarija (kontra, serbo-croatian plucked stringinstrument)
čelo (čelović or csello, counter serbo-croatian plucked stringinstrument)
type of: plucked string instruments
Wikidata: Q866288 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Prim_tambura.png [info]