The ancient Greek kithara

Title: The ancient Greek kithara
Variant title:
  • Starověká řecká kithara
Source document: Sborník prací Filozofické fakulty brněnské univerzity. H, Řada hudebněvědná. [1990-1991], vol. 39-40, iss. H25-26, pp. [7]-13
Type: Article
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Even though a number of organologists have written on the ancient Greek kithara in use from 650-450 BC (though this period has not previously been delimited quite so precisely), no satisfactory answers have yet been given to the questions of how it was constructed and how it functioned. The following brief summary of the conclusions reached in a study is intended as a contribution towards a solution of these questions.