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psal·ter·y (sôl t -r ) also psal·try (sôl tr ). n. pl.

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Suggested Pdf Resources

IMPORTANT: Our psalteries are shipped un-tuned for safer shipping. History have a case, it is always best to store your psaltery in the case.
Plucked Psaltery Booklet
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE PLUCKED PSALTERY. The psaltery is a type of medieval zither. It is an ancient instrument is seen in many forms.
Bowed Psaltery
3. ______2. Be sure to work on a flat surface so the psaltery frame is not twisted.
James Jones Bowed Psaltery Owner's Manual
psaltery evolved from the simple zither.
Diatonic Bowed Psaltery - Michael J King
This instrument was developed from the standard triangular bowed psaltery between 1992 and 1997.

Suggested News Resources

'Greenwood Tree' set to perform
The duo of Bill Cagley on guitar, mandolin, bodhran and limberjack, and Stu Janis on hammered dulcimer and bowed psaltery make up Greenwood Tree. Musical partners since 1985, they perform lively and lyrical traditional music of the British Isles.
'Four Shillings Short' in concert
bouzouki, tinwhistles, recorders, Medieval and Renaissance woodwinds, North Indian sitar, charango, bowed psaltery, banjo, bodhran, guitar, percussion, vocals and even a krumhorn. Doors will open at 6:30 pm and the concert will run from 7-9.
World of WarCrafts: The musical work of Katethegreat19
I discovered my new kantele (a traditional Finnish psaltery) created an almost identical sound to the original main instrument, so I used it for the base track.
MHM presents Dulcimer Concert Aug. 13
It predates the piano and is closely related to the psaltery, which was played in Greece and Spain.
Cigar box guitars to be highlighted in concert
“I've been making string and percussion instruments for over 40 years — first traditional instruments like dulcimer and psaltery, and then world instruments,” Pizzo said. “I'm attracted to simple designs that produce strong, resonant tones,” he said.

Suggested Web Resources

Psaltery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A psaltery is a stringed musical instrument of the harp or the zither family.
The Psaltery
The psaltery (psalterion, saltere, sauterie, Psalterium, Psalter, salterio) is an ancient intstrument seen in many forms.
Celeste Ray plays Bowed Psaltery - YouTube
Feb 3, 2007 Scottish upbeat reel performed on the Bowed Psaltery (Harp-Violin)at Ventura City Hall.
Bowed Psaltery, Dulcimers and Folk Music, Unicorn Strings
A Psimple Psaltery - Building a Bowed Psaltery From Start to Finish
Includes in-depth instructions on building, stringing, tuning and playing a bowed psaltery. Complete with sound/video files, CAD drawings, and photos.

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