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orpharion

General Crossword Questions for “orpharion”

  • Instrument made by hunter out of broken harp

Encyclopedia

  • The orpharion is a plucked instrument from the Renaissance. The nut and bridge of an orpharion are typically sloped, so that the string length increases from treble to bass. — “Orpharion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The reference to the painting by Gaudenzio Ferrari was probably wrong since the orpharion was probably invented after Ferrari's death and it anyway did not have much importance in Italy. Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Orpharion". — “Talk:Orpharion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Probably first built by John Rose in England around 1560, it remained popular for over a century.[2] A somewhat smaller version was the orpharion. In fact, the barring is very close to an orpharion, and closer to contemporary lute than to cittern or guitar construction. — “Bandora (instrument) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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