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Definition and background:

A plucked string instrument of the English Renaissance belonging to the lute family. The bandora is a bass register instrument with six or seven metal strings, a long, fretted neck, and a scalloped body. During the 16th and 17th centuries it had a large solo repertory and was used to accompany some of the earliest printed English songs.

For more information on the music term "Bandora" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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