Kamancheh

Kamancheh is an striking instrument that you can find almost in every region in Iran.


Parts of Kamancheh are:
1.Bowl (Walnut, Mulberry and maple wood)
2.Neck (walnut wood)
3.Tuning pegs ( walnut wood)
4.Fingerboard ( Indian rosewood)
5.Nut (ebony)
6.Soundboard which is made of  lamb skin and for Contra bass and alt-version is of  goat skin

Kamancheh models are:
1.Classic model which is 4/4
2.Alto
3.Bass
4.Double bass

Madels can be compared based on the picture.

 

Size by Millimetre

 

A B C

D

Soprano 340
30 38 120
Alto 360
33.5 43 140
Bass 670 35 63

200

Double bass 1020 420 84 240

Ordering options:

1.Mehrkari (inlay on wood decorations)

Which is possible on the body and the finger board

2.The form of the neck

A: Round  style: the upper part is thicker than the lower part
B: Violin style: The upper part is thinner than the lower part

3.The headstock

A: With wooden tuning pegs ( the traditional style)
B: With wavery tuning pegs ( modern style- as shown in the pictures)

 

4.The bowl can be made walnut wood and/or mulberry, maple, rose, wood and ,...



The hardcase is included.