Halszither

Summary

The halszither (German: "neck zither" or "neck cittern") is a stringed instrument from Switzerland. It has nine steel strings in five courses and is tuned: G2, D3 D3, G3 G3, B3 B3, D4 D4.

Halszither
String instrument
Classification String instrument
Hornbostel–Sachs classification321.322
(necked box lute)
DevelopedSwitzerland

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The Stringed Instrument Database
  • Halszither.ch
  • ATLAS of Plucked Instruments