Contră musicians at the village of Mociu, Transylvania

Contră - Mociu, Transylvania

The second violin, known as contră or braci in the Transylvanian counties of Mureș, Bistrița, and Cluj has only three strings (two G strings and one D string), strung across a flat bridge so that chords can be played. Contră musicians at the village of Mociu, county of Cluj, Transylvania, photo taken 2007.

CountryRomania
RegionTransylvania
Ethnographic zoneCâmpia Transilvaniei
PlaceMociu
Published on 27th June 2018, last modified on 28th June 2018