rebec (Medieval bowed lute)

~ 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

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