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Thread #57997   Message #915439
Posted By: GUEST,Fifer
21-Mar-03 - 12:55 PM
Thread Name: Bouzouki - GDAD or GDAE?
Subject: RE: Bouzouki - GDAD or GDAE?
An octave mandola is a really nice compromise, giving the depth and fullness of tone that a bouzouki offers but just about manageable for melody picking.
I reckon that a good octave mandola will outperform most bouzoukis.
Costs are certainly NO more. Just keep your strings fresh to maintain a really good tonality across the range.