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    Default What is Andy Irvine playing in this video?

    What is the proper name for this instrument? Any idea who made it? How is it tuned?



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    Default Re: What is Andy Irvine playing in this video?

    Looks like a Sobell cittern (octve mandolin).


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    Default Re: What is Andy Irvine playing in this video?

    The tuning seems to match the 1990s Sobell mandola he mentions here:
    http://www.andyirvine.com/instruments.html
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