Qyamancha Kemenche (Kemanche,
Kamancha) is a spiked fiddle.
It is played on the knee with a horse-hair bow which is tightened
with the hand while playing.
The body of this Kemenche is in the shape of a parabola and it has
Armenians from the Black Sea (Sev Dzov) Trebizond
region of Historical Armenia played another type of Kemenche .
The shape of this Kemenche is similiar to the violin. It has only 3
strings and no fret's