- Is the sentence Cantat is in hoc modo, correct or does it, in fact, contain a typo? Adam Ed ñavisud in junu suñu pera nun regrediri ad ul Erodu,Message 1 of 62 , Sep 1, 2007View SourceIs the sentence "Cantat is in hoc modo," correct or
does it, in fact, contain a typo?
Ed ñavisud in junu suñu pera nun regrediri ad ul Erodu, regrediruns ad il sustrus provinchi peu'l via aurra.
- ... They were used among the ancient Greeks for striking the strings on a lyre. ... I believe this was so, but I m not sure what the ancient plectrums wereMessage 62 of 62 , Sep 9, 2007View SourceROGER MILLS wrote:
> Mark J. Reed wrote:They were used among the ancient Greeks for striking the strings on a lyre.
>> On 9/8/07, caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...> wrote:
>> > I think the dictionaries will need to modify their definitions. I
>> > wonder how long picks (plectrums) have been in use.
>> At least as long as there have been harpsichords, since that is how
>> the strings in that instrument are sounded.
> And the first harpsichord builder must have got the idea from
> somewhere...? Lute/guitar techniques?
> Their plectra were originallyI believe this was so, but I'm not sure what the ancient plectrums were
> goose quills as I recall (plastic now, harrumph)
made from (but not from plastic :)
Nid rhy hen neb i ddysgu.
There's none too old to learn.