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A very versatile instrument, with the additional course added avoids large stretches on the fretboard when playing melody. Slightly longer scale than the octave mandolin.

24 frets/597mm scale
Width at nut: 42mm
Strings: .010 .018 .032 .042 .058 ~ for tuning DADGD


Price: £1090.00


There is no standard tuning for the Cittern, but these seem to be the favourites:

• GDGDG
• GDGCF
• GCGCG
• GDGCG


With suitable string gauges can also tune to open G tuning:

G D B D G