rebec (Medieval bowed lyre)

~ String instrument

Description

pear shaped body made from a single piece of wood, this medieval bowed string-instrument originated as a Byzantian lyra like variant of the Arabic Rebab and was a possible influence to the violin.

Relationships

derived from: rebab
related instruments: Cretan lyra
type of: bowed string instruments
Wikidata: Q737520 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rebec_fiddle.jpg [info]