Quartet Scherzo

Balalaika Prima

The balalaika prima is plucked by hand. It has three strings, two of which are tuned alike (e, e, a).

 

Domra Alto

The Domra, is the aldest Russian folk instrument, similar to the mandolin. It has three steel strings tuned to e, a and d.

 

Bayan

 The bayan is the Russian equivalent of an button accordion.

 

Balalaika Double Bass

The balalaika double bass is the largest string instrument that is played with a plectrum.