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date: 14 November 2019

Bissex (Lat.: ‘twice six’)locked

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(Lat.: ‘twice six’)

Experimental lute-guitar with 12 strings, invented by Van Heck of Paris and built there by J.-H. Naderman in 1770 and later; J.-F. Thiphanon also built it. Five strings (tuned e–b–g–d–a) pass over the fingerboard, which has 20 frets; the other seven strings (tuned ...

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