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Underneath most instruments is a link to an example video that I found on YOUTUBE.
Just click on the red part of the logo.
Usually the menu on the right side on the YOUTUBE page gives you more similar examples.

an encyclopedia
of all the world's plucked instruments
of lute, guitar, banjo and mandolin type

Based on a large private collection of plucked stringed musical instruments (plus additional material from books and websites), this ATLAS will give you information about almost all the different plucked instruments still in use.

lutes guitars 1 guitars 2 mandolins cittern banjos steelguitars miscellaneous

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Click on the menu on the left, or on one of the instruments - and this will bring you to the relevant page.


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If you have any questions or remarks,
or can provide additional information,
or if you know of an instrument not included,
please let me know.

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Latest update : 15 September 2014

                     

 

 

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