Plectrum, was Re: dulcimer
- --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, "Wendy" <SabineKdL@y...> wrote:
> <grin> Well, I have no nails to speak of, and I haven't yet gotthe
> hang of the whole "chord" concept (have I mentioned lately howmuch I
> hate stringed instruments?), so I'm hoping a plectrum might be ofWe're talking VERY simple chords - thirds, fourths and open fifths
> some use for me.
by plucking two strings, mostly. ;->
It occurred to me curing quills for pen making might be where to
search for clues - after all, you want the nib to be hard enough to
work with, right? Think this might work?
> The citole sits in its case and snickers at me, I swear it does...Man, if Arden made ME something to play, I'd find a way to play it.
Except the rebec. I've never played anything with a bow and the
learning curve would probably get me evicted!