basetla

Basetla is the Polish folk stringed instrument that resembles the cello with its shape. Basetla was the part of instruments of folk bands together with a violin and a small drum. It was used by rural musicians to accompany violinists.

basetla

Basetla has from two to four strings and a characteristic low-scale sounds.
Basetla is also known under the names: basetnia, basses and maryna.

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