minstrel: strings

C. Bergeron corrie at itasca.net
Sun Apr 23 19:38:06 PDT 2000


I am not aware of any bowed instrument with double-strung courses.  It would
be infernally difficult to play, I am sure.  Plucked instruments, however,
very often had double courses, presumably to increase the volume.  Most of
these also had frets.

Brendan O Corraidhe
corrie at itasca.net
www.itasca.net/~corrie
www.itasca.net/~corrie/cittern


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