Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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ZITHER

   
Definition: The family name of all instruments which have strings stretched across a box. Popular in central Europe, In addition to the melody strings, the Concert Zither has a guitar type fretboard (similar to the epinette des vosges), and other models have strings grouped together in chords.
Read the full Autoharps, Zithers & Dulcimers FAQ Page.

VIOLINS

The violin top and back are carved out from solid wood. The top is spruce and the back, sides and neck are generally from maple. The bassbar is an integral and tonally important part of the top. The soundpost is fitted about 1/4" behind the treble foot of the bridge and connects the front and back of the instrument acoustically ...read more