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date: 22 November 2019

Box zitherlocked


Classification by Hornbostel and Sachs for a board zither (i.e., a simple chordophone in which the string bearer is a board) with a resonator box. Such Western keyboard instruments as the harpsichord, clavichord, and pre-modern piano (with enclosed bottom) belong in this large class, which also embraces dulcimers and psalteries. (For full details of the classification, ...

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