chordophone


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a stringed instrument of the group including harps, lutes, lyres, and zithers

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The whole collection, a total of 161 musical instruments including examples of aerophones, chordophones, membranophones and idiophones, unfortunately cannot be opened to the public.
Finally, the chordophones are instruments in which the sound is made by the vibration of strings, as in folk harp, zithers, violins, pianos.
In this period of "profound cultural change," it is surprising to note the paucity of chordophones.
The author chose to organize the organology section by first addressing general, historical, and regional studies of Spanish instruments, followed with the organological divisions of aerophones, chordophones, idiophones, and membranophones.
Coptic lutes" are chordophones with a long neck and a relatively small body, dating from Egypt's late antiquity (third to ninth centuries A.
Sebastian Virdung and Martin Agricola in the sixteenth century divided the families into three major categories (further divided into four subcategories): chordophones (with keyboards, without keyboards, fretted and unfretted), aerophones (subdivided further as with finger holes, without finger holes, blown by bellows), and idiophones.