photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

The Band from Nowogród (Kurpie); rec. Andrzej Bieńkowski. Kazimierz 1986; Music Lost & Found
Local name: dłubanki (hollowed-out)
Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars sounded by bowing with a bow
Maker: Olbryś Bolesław
Date: 1974
Village / Town: Dębniki
Region: Mazovia (Kurpie)
Country: Poland
Owner: The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw
Inventory number: PME 38999
Description: back plate and ribs carved from one piece of wood
Decoration: pegbox topped with an zoomorphic element
Measurements: 605 x 145 x 45 mm
Materials: wood, metal
Sound compass, tuning: in 5th, g – d' – a' – e''
Performance practice: basic component of folk bands
Catalog card by: Teresa Lewińska / Zbigniew J. Przerembski

Olender, a dance tune

Oberek with screaming

Old Woman, a dance tune; The Band from Dąbrowy: Ignacy Zyśk (b. 1919), violin, Stanisław Lis (b. 1920), drum, Waleria Żarnochowa (1908-1988), vocal; rec. Dąbrowy 1975; Sources of Polish Folk Music

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