Baryton [baritone, barydon, paradon, paridon, pariton, viola di bardone, viola di bordone](i)
- Julie Anne Sadie
- and Terence M. Pamplin
A bass string instrument that is simultaneously bowed from above and plucked from behind. (The term ‘lyra bastarda’ is occasionally – although incorrectly – applied to the baryton.) The baryton is a hybrid instrument based on the Baroque bass viol and incorporating features of the Lyra viol...