minstrel: new topic/psaltry

Debra Grove Debra=Grove%SSD_FINAID%MSCD at Bansrvr3.mscd.edu
Thu Apr 20 08:11:26 PDT 2000


From: Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com>, on 4/19/00 5:26 PM:

>A while back someone cited a single painting as "documentation" of the
>bowed psaltry. Some folks looked at it and said they thought it was
>just a bad painting of a different kind of instrument. As you know,
>it's a bad idea to work off single examples of paintings...

True enough, a single example of *anything* can be a bit problematical.  If I 
find something that looks likely, I'll mention it on list & let folk throw 
rocks at me, er, enlighten me.  ;)

Rowen Brithwallt


"I do not resent growing older - many are not granted that privilege."

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