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rebec

in The Oxford Companion to Music


Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199579037

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A European bowed string instrument with a neck and resonator carved from a single piece of wood. Two instruments, known since the 10th century, seem to have contributed to the European rebec: the Byzantine instrument, which has survived in the Greek ...

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Subjects: Music

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