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CITTERN

   
Definition: small flat backed wire-strung plucked instrument; played with a plectrum; popular from renaissance to baroque times. Modern citterns are much bigger, and more like mandolins in shape. Usually with 10 strings in 5 courses. Related to Portuguese Guitarra.
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GLENLUCE PERCUSSION

Percussion > Glenluce
Reliable Scottish and Irish traditional Instruments at economical prices
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The Glenluce instruments are made for us in Pakistan, with a solid wood rim, and natural goat skin. Despite the low price, they are extremely reliable and the skins stay on well. The makers have developed the range and listened to input from players, and this has resulted in some great sounding new Bodhrans