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Gunjac or Bajs

Gunjac or Bajs is a viloncelo like instrument, but with only two strings. The players of gunjci are called Bajsisti.

GUNJAC OR BAJS  GUNJAC OR BAJS IS A VILONCELO LIKE INSTRUMENT, BUT WITH ONLY TWO STRINGS. THE PLAYERS OF GUNJCI ARE CALLED BAJSISTI. LEGENDARY GUNJAC BUILDER AND PLAYER - OTTAVIO ŠTOKAVAC (1921-2006), FROM THE VILLAGE OF KOLARI, NEAR BUJE.

Legendary Gunjac builder and player - Ottavio Štokavac (1921-2006), from the village of Kolari, near Buje.

GUNJAC OR BAJS  GUNJAC OR BAJS IS A VILONCELO LIKE INSTRUMENT, BUT WITH ONLY TWO STRINGS. THE PLAYERS OF GUNJCI ARE CALLED BAJSISTI. "BAJSI U DRAGUĆU", 2005: OTTAVIO ŠTOKAVAC (VIOLIN) AND MARKO TONČIĆ (GUNJAC) IN A BEAUTIFUL GLAGOLITIC TOWN OF DRAGUĆ, ISTRIA, CROATIA SOURCE: PUNA JE ISTRA BAJSISTA, 16TH FESTIVAL  "BAJSI U DRAGUĆU", 2005

"Bajsi u Draguću", 2005: Ottavio Štokavac (violin) and Marko Tončić (gunjac)
in a beautiful glagolitic town of Draguć, Istria, Croatia
Source: Puna je Istra bajsista, 16th Festival  "Bajsi u Draguću", 2005

GUNJAC OR BAJS  GUNJAC OR BAJS IS A VILONCELO LIKE INSTRUMENT, BUT WITH ONLY TWO STRINGS. THE PLAYERS OF GUNJCI ARE CALLED BAJSISTI. WOMEN ARE ALSO PLAYING GUNJAC! A FAMILY ORCHESTRA FAMEJA FROM ROČ, PLAYING ON 16TH FESTIVAL "BAJSI U DRAGUĆU", 2005 (THE SAME SOURCE)

Women are also playing gunjac! A family orchestra Fameja from Roč,
playing on 16th Festival "Bajsi u Draguću", 2005 (the same source)

The strančica, or fajfa, is an old traditional instrument once used in the northwestern area of Croatia (Croatian Zagorje, Podravina and Bilogora). The name itself indicates a specific way of playing – on the side like the flute. The strančica is a forerunner of today's flutes. It is made of wood, usually of elder wood. Besides the glasnica (a blow hole), it can have six or seven holes for playing. The strančica sometimes had tin-inlay decorations. Although the flute is a more perfect instrument, the strančica is much more interesting because its warm, soft sound comes from live, warm wood and not from cold metal.
 

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