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A composite form of lyre guitar with 15 strings, invented by Adolphe Led’huy of Coucy-les-Châteaux about 1802 and patented in 1806. The normal guitar strings and neck are flanked by, on one side, three bass strings on a long, unfretted hollow neck, and on the other side a second, short fretted neck with strings tuned a 5th above the main strings. All three necks are connected at the top by a crosspiece that also holds the tuning pegs. In his method of ...

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