Original rounded body Greek bouzouki had 6 string instrument with 3 courses, trichordo. In 1950s, 2 more strings developed for tetrachordo. PAIRS give more bass sound.  In mid 1960s, Johnny Moynihan - folk singer in Dublin, Ireland- introduced the bouzouki into Irish music. Soon body was widened w flat back. RESEARCH by DdO:) - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/instruments-for-joy/ - INSTRUMENTS FOR JOY. Interesting pin via Manfred Hennessy.

Original rounded body Greek bouzouki had 6 string instrument with 3 courses…

Cheese + Olives - Hania Municipal Market, Crete, Greece

My love affair with Kalitsounia started when Mr K and I visited Crete a few years ago. Kalitsounia (καλιτσούνια) are small pies, eit.

Πατάτες στήν παραστιά !!!  Delicious homemade #fried #potatoes ! They are frying by the traditional Cretan way...on an open fire !  Photo via I ♥ Crete

Homemade fried potatoes, they are frying by the traditional Cretan way on an open fire

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