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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
65 words

The Hebrews had a family of stringed instruments under the general category of harp. They included psalteries, lyres, lutes, and ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
55 words

Ancient musical instrument consisting of a frame over which strings are stretched. Variations have been found in civilizations as diverse ...

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Jeremy Montagu

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
1,874 words
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2
An instrument with its strings standing free, to be plucked with the hands from both sides; they are attached at one end to a ‘string bar’ which runs along a sloping soundboard from end to ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
6 words

(Ger.). Abbreviation for Harfe, ‘harp’. ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music
Length:
413 words
String instrument, of very ancient lineage. Can be simply defined as an open frame over which is stretched a graduated series of str, set in vibration by plucking with the fingers. In the ... More

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