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LUTE

   
Definition: Class of instruments related to the violin and guitar; plucked or bowed; many types, usually with a bowl back. Originated from the Arabic Ud (Al Ud = A Lute).

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BASS GUITARS

Guitars > Bass Guitars
Bass guitars usually have four strings, tuned to E A G D (one octave below the bottom four strings of a guitar). Five string (and occasionally six string) basses are becoming more common lately. They are either played with a plectrum (some players prefer a bass pick which is larger than a normal plectrum) or by finger picking. C...read more