Trivia Crack Answer: Balalaika
About The Balalaika is a three-stringed musical instrument
The Balalaika is a three stringed instrument of Russian origins, developed around the late 18th century and early 19th century, though the first documented balalaika was as far back as 1688. The balalaika instrument has a characteristically triangular body. Balalaika is not a singular instrument, but a family of instruments that include various sizes to house distinct sounds of different pitches. From lowest-pitch to highest, the balalaika family includes the contrabass balalaika, the bass balalaika, the alto balalaika, the second balalaika, the prima balalaika, and the piccolo balalaika. The most popular of the balalaika instruments is the prima balalaika, and the most uncommon of the balalaika is the piccolo balalaika. Each have three strings, have a three-sided body made up of spruce, evergreen or fir tops, and have backs made up of wooden sections usually maple. These instruments are played with either a pick or the fingers. It is generally agreed that the exact origins of the balalaika has its root in the Domra, another stringed instrument from the Caucasus region of Russia.