Category: Psaltery

plucked psaltery

Plucked Psaltery

Unlike the bowed psaltery, a plucked psaltery dates back to medieval times. A plucked psaltery is made from a raised board or wooden box.
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roosebeck psaltery bow

Psaltery Bows

A psaltery bow is what it sounds like: a bow that is used to play a psaltery. There is no standard size or shape, unlike the violin, for example.
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bowed psaltery

Bowed Psaltery

A bowed psaltery is is a psaltery that’s played using a bow. It’s pretty quick to master because it’s really easy to play a bowed psaltery by ear.
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Best Psaltery

What is it?

One can argue that the modern day violin, guitar and other stringed instruments owe their existence to the psaltery. In fact, early