Bandola

BC200 BANDOLA DE COLOMBIA, 14-STRING

The Bandola de Colombia (a.k.a Bandola Andina Colombiana) is a pear-shaped and flat-backed lute. As a descendant of the Spanish bandurria, it is played with a plectrum. The fourteen-string Bandola de Colombia set is strung similarly to the sixteen-string set (La Bella Set BC100), expect it has five courses by dropping the sixth double course.

Tuning: B3 B3, E4 E4 E4, A4 A4 A4, D5 D5 D5, G5 G5 G5

  • 14-STRING SET * 5 COURSES
  • Plain Steel / Silver-Plated Wound
  • Ball-Ends

 

 

BC100 BANDOLA DE COLOMBIA, 16-STRING

The Bandola de Colombia (a.k.a Bandola Andina Colombiana) is a pear-shaped and flat-backed lute. As a descendant of the Spanish bandurria, it is played with a plectrum. The Bandola de Colombia’s sixteen strings produce a unique sound for melodic lines when sustained by using a mandolin tremolo technique.

Tuning: F#3 F#3, B3 B3, E4 E4 E4, A4 A4 A4, D5 D5 D5, G5 G5 G5

  • 16-STRING SET * 6 COURSES
  • Plain Steel / Silver-Plated Wound
  • Ball-Ends

 

 

C50 BANDOLA

The Bandola is one of three main types of Bandolas popular in Venezuela & Colombia. Traditionally the Bandola has seven frets and four strings — two nylon and two golden alloy wound on nylon.

Tuning: A2 D3 A3 E4

  • 4-STRING SET
  • Nylon / Golden Alloy Wound on Nylon