Psaltery [sawtry] (Fr. psaltérion, saltere, sauterie; Ger. Psalterium, Psalter; It. and Sp. salterio)
- James W. McKinnon,
- Nelly van Ree Bernard,
- Mary Remnant
- and Beryl Kenyon de Pascual
An instrument of the zither family (classified as a Chordophone ). It consists of a raised piece of wood, or a wooden box with soundholes, without a neck; it may be rectangular, triangular or trapeziform in shape (the various forms are shown schematically in fig.1 ...