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ban·dore

 (băn′dôr′) also ban·do·ra (băn-dôr′ə)
n.
A Renaissance musical instrument resembling a guitar. Also called pandore.

[Portuguese bandurra, from Late Latin pandūra, from Greek pandoura.]

bandore

(bænˈdɔː; ˈbændɔː)
n
(Instruments) a 16th-century plucked musical instrument resembling a lute but larger and fitted with seven pairs of metal strings. Also called: pandore or pandora
[C16: from Spanish bandurria, from Late Latin pandūra three-stringed instrument, from Greek pandoura]

ban•dore

(bænˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr, ˈbæn dɔr, -doʊr)

also ban•do•ra

(bænˈdɔr ə, -ˈdoʊr ə)

n., pl. -dores also -do•ras.
an obsolete guitarlike musical instrument.
[1560–70; < Sp bandurria < Latin pandūra < Greek pandoûra]
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A 'consort', in Elizabethan terms, consisted of members of the same family of instruments, but both Thomas Morley's First Booke of Consort Lessons (1599) and Philip Rosseter's Lessons for Consort (1609) are scored for a 'broken' or 'mixed' consort; that is, transverse flute or recorder, treble viol, bass viol, cittern, and bandore, with the addition of a treble lute.
Mencionado a partir de 1754 e descrito com mais precisao sob o nome de bandore ou banjor, ele nao e, como imaginava Cecelia Conway, um instrumento africano transplantado, mas realmente um novo cordofono, uma mistura hibrida artesanal do violao -- talvez ate da bandurria iberica -- do qual herdou o tampo e o cavalete, com diferentes tipos de alaudes africanos, aos quais ele deve sua caixa de ressonancia, feita originalmente de cabaca, recoberta por um couro tendido.