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A stringed instrument with a teardrop shaped body, wire strings typically grouped in pairs and a flat or slightly curved back, the strings might be strummed or plucked. A great deal of readily available sheet-music has been dedicated to this popular instrument. A 'must-have' for the contemporary lady or gentleman Cittern Player is "Musick’s Delight on the Cithren, Restored and Refined" (1666), published in London by Master John Playford.
Price: English, fine quality £12