arpeggione (bass viol with guitar frets and tuning)

~ String instrument


Invented in 1823, it had a body like a medieval fiddle, but had frets and tuning like the guitar.


from: Wien, Austria
invented by: Johann Georg Stauffer (instrument inventor and guitar maker) (1823)
type of: bowed string instruments
Wikidata: Q638182 [info]
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