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MandolinThomas Buchanan's folkmandolin
Tenor Mandola

Tuned CGDA from low to high the Tenor Mandola is one fifth below a mandolin, to the same pitch as a Viola.

The Tenor Mandola came historicaly before the mandolin from the Italian word Mandorla meaning Almond and refers to its shape.

It is a direct decendent of the lute ( al L'Ud ) "The Wood" refering to the soundboard.

Tenor Mandola Tenor Mandola back Tenor top

Tenor Mandola
Scale Length 420mm
Nut Width 32mm
Width at 12th Fret 44mm
Total Length 890mm
Body Depth 95mm
Body Width 330mm
Price £ 1239