Harry Partch - Adapted Viola
  Year :   1930
  Location :   USA
  Worktype :   Instrument
  Materials:   -
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  Work Details  
  Partchs first instrument, 1930, the adapted viola is a viola with an elongated bridge making it a fifth lower than the viola and an octave below the violin. It is played like a small cello, held between the legs. The fingerboard is marked with brads to facilitate playing Partchs 43-tone scale.