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Definition of the noun Basolia
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Basolia is a genus of Carabidae, described by Chaudoir in 1854.
- synonym: genus Basolia
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Coleoptera
- family: Carabidae
- genus: Catapiesis
The basolia is a Ukrainian folk instrument of the bowed string family similar to the cello although slightly larger and not as sophisticated in construction. The basolia was usually homemade and of very rough construction. Sometimes the soundboard was sewn to the body rather than glued. The strings are tuned in fifths.
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Encyclopedia of Ukraine (2016)
Volume I: A-F plus Map and Gazetteer by Volodymyr Kubijovyc
Zharsky Bass viol (basolia). A Ukrainian stringed folk instrument of the bass register. In its form and dimensions it is similar to a violoncello. It has four strings tuned in fifths. The bass viol is used in folk instrumental ensembles, such as trios of ...
by Ivan Katchanovski, Zenon E. Kohut, Bohdan Y. Nebesio, Myroslav Yurkevich
bass viol (basolia), hurdygurdy (lira), and hammer dulcimer (tsymbaly); wind instruments, including the reed flute (sopilka), bagpipe ...
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Scrabble value of B3A1S1O1L1I1A1
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