Macedonian lyra

Summary

String instrument
Other namesMacedonian lyra/lira
DevelopedByzantine era
Related instruments
Musicians
  • Avraam Demisis
  • Paschalis Giannakou
  • Andreas Kioumourtsis
  • Giorgos Mavridis
  • Ioannis Mitrou
  • Nikos Touloumis
  • Giorgos Touloumis
  • Fylaktos Terzis
  • Vasilis Tragos

The Macedonian lyra (Greek: Μακεδονική λύρα) is a Greek pear-shaped,[1] three-stringed bowed musical instrument, used mainly in the Greek folk music of the Greek region of Macedonia (Greece), and especially in the region of Drama, usually accompanied by violin.

References

  1. ^ Η μακεδονική λύρα

Sources

  • kepem.org
  • kepaam.gr