Stearns Collection Item Detail


Name of Instrument: gusle

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2614

Country of Origin: Serbia?

Region of Origin: Europe

Instrument Category: Chordophone

Date of Fabrication:

Location: CHO GG 3

Description: This is a one-string Fiddle with chiwara neck and bow. Leo Sarkisian is Voice of America (VOA) Broadcaster and Writer in Washington, D.C. and former Director for Ethnic Recordings, Tempo International, Hollywood, CA. In Africa, Leo is known as VOA's Music Man.

The Leo Sarkisian Collection