As played by Berndt Bohman
Swedish Principal Cellist of
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
(Guitar D’amore, Guitar+Violin_Cello)
Made by Osamu Okumura
President Arpeggione Society
The Arpeggione is a
six-stringed musical instrument,
fretted and tuned like a guitar,
but bowed like a cello,
and thus similar to the
bass viola da gamba.
The Modern -Arpeggione is a
string instrument built by
It is an acoustic, upright -fretted,
seven string instrument
tuned from a bass G up to E
(half-step below the high E on a guitar).
The body is larger than an acoustic guitar,
with an arched fingerboard
and bridge for bowing or picking.