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Mandola vs. Mandolin — What's the Difference?

Mandola vs. Mandolin — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Mandola and Mandolin

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Mandola

The mandola (US and Canada) or tenor mandola (Ireland and UK) is a fretted, stringed musical instrument. It is to the mandolin what the viola is to the violin: the four double courses of strings tuned in fifths to the same pitches as the viola (C-G-D-A low-to-high), a fifth lower than a mandolin.
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Mandolin

A stringed instrument related to the lute, usually played with a plectrum
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Mandola

(musical instruments) A stringed musical instrument resembling the mandolin, but of larger size and tuned lower.
Dec 10, 2019

Mandolin

A mandolin (Italian: mandolino pronounced [mandoˈliːno]; literally "small mandola") is a stringed musical instrument in the lute family and is generally plucked with a plectrum. It most commonly has four courses of doubled metal strings tuned in unison, thus giving a total of 8 strings, although five (10 strings) and six (12 strings) course versions also exist.
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Mandola

An instrument closely resembling the mandolin, but of larger size and tuned lower.
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Mandolin

A small lutelike instrument with a typically pear-shaped body and a straight fretted neck, having usually four sets of paired strings tuned in unison or octaves.
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Mandola

An early type of mandolin
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Mandolin

(music) A stringed instrument of the lute family, having eight strings in four courses, frequently tuned as a violin, and with either a bowl-shaped back or a flat back.
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Mandolin

A kitchen tool for julienning vegetables.
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Mandolin

A small and beautifully shaped instrument resembling the lute.
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