Choroi Children's Lyre 12 Strings Diatonic/Pentatonic - Ash Wood


The Children's Lyre is made from a single piece of ash or maple wood. It has an open resonating body. In terms of tone range and playing technique it forms a bridge to the larger chromatic lyres.

It can be tuned diatonically or pentatonicly and it is possible to play all types of scales minor as well as major. This means most folk songs and other simple melodies can be played on it. It has 12 steel strings.

diatonic range c'-d'-e'-f'-g'-a'-b'-c''-d''-e''-f''-g'', pentatonic range: d'-d'-e'-g'-g'-a'-b'-b'-d''-e''-e''-g''

12 strings, ash wood, 17.3 x 10.63 x 2.16 inches, with tuning wrench, manual.

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Country of ManufactureGermany
TonePentatonic / Diatonic
Wood typeash wood