Angélique(i) (Fr.: ‘angel lute’; Ger. Angelika; It. angelica).
- Ian Harwood
- and Tim Crawford
A two-headed lute with ten single strings on the lower head and six or seven on the upper. Its characteristic diatonic tuning greatly restricts its compass, but the tone of the open strings is full and clear. An instrument of the lute family, tuned in this way, was depicted by Praetorius (...