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Baryton [baritone, barydon, paradon, paridon, pariton, viola di bardone, viola di bordone](i)locked

  • Julie Anne Sadie
  •  and Terence M. Pamplin

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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...

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