Veoma stari instrument sa žicama na kome se proizvode tonovi metalnim prstenom.
Used for a zither with button-controlled dampers for selected strings.
Plucked stringed instrument, usually of almond shape, with a flat back. It originated about 1500, is easy to play, and was a popular alternative to the lute. Larger forms include the pandora and the orpharion. It was superseded in the 19th century by the guitar.
ETYM German zither. Related to Cittern.
A musical instrument with strings stretch over a flat sounding box; played with a plectrum and with fingers; SYN. cither, zithern.
Musical instrument with strings laid over horizontal board.
Musical instrument of strings stretched over a horizontal sounding board and plucked with a plectrum.
A member of a family of musical instruments that have strings attached across a flat sound-board and are plucked, bowed, or struck with a beater, to play a note. Examples are the dulcimer, the Japanese koto, and a 45-stringed folk instrument from Austria and Germany.