Wheelharp, Musical Instrument Mimics the Sound of a String Orchestra By EDW Lynch on May The Wheelharp is a musical instrument that lets a musician replicate the sound of chamber string orchestra using a simple piano-style keyboard.
1782 French Arch cittern at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Note how this instrument has two frets with two sets of strings: seven treble strings and four bass strings, according to the curators.
1726 German (Munich) Viola d'amore at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "Viola d'amore with seven melody strings and 9 sympathetic strings; a large model sometimes called the "English violet.
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