minstrel: Instrument Differences

Dana Hawkes danad at tidepool.com
Wed Nov 15 09:46:39 PST 2000

> lacking. I couldn't tell a violin from a bowed psaltery from a rebec, and
> from what I understand the rebec is the only one within SCA-period.

Actually, there were violins around before 1600. They were held and bowed
differently, and the instruments were a little different, but they were

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