World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Cura (instrument)

Article Id: WHEBN0028104923
Reproduction Date:

Title: Cura (instrument)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Bağlama
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Cura (instrument)


Related instruments

The cura (Turkish pronunciation: [dʒuˈɾa]) is the smallest member of the bağlama family with the highest pitched sound. The member one size bigger than cura which gives a sound that is one octave lower than cura is the tambura. And the one with the deepest sound is the divan sazi whose sound is one octave lower compared to tambura. The smallest member of the baglama family, it is found in nearly every region of the country under a variety of names, including dede sazi, parmak cura, and üç telli cura. According to the instrument with which it is to be played (and accordingly its exact dimensions and tuning), it is known by names such as baglama curasi, tanbura curasi etc.

Two-stringed Kozağaç Cura, known as “Two-stringed” in Teke Region, varies in terms of structural and instrumental features.

See also

  • Tzouras
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.