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A stringed instrument, played primarily with a bow, probably the forerunner of the violin. The body of the rebec is roughly pear-shaped, carved from a solid piece of wood. It seems that most rebecs were made by the musicians who made them.
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A '''rebec''' is a stringed [[musical instrument|instrument]], played primarily with a [[bow]], possibly the forerunner of the [[violin]]. The body of the rebec is roughly [[pear]]-shaped, carved from a solid piece of [[wood]]. It seems that most rebecs were made by the musicians who played them.
   
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[[category:artefact (medieval)]]
[http://www.crab.rutgers.edu/~pbutler/rebec.html#7 The Rebec Page] includes working drawings to construct an instrument.
 
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==External Links==
 
* [http://www.crab.rutgers.edu/~pbutler/rebec.html#7 The Rebec Page] includes working drawings to construct an instrument.
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* [http://moas.atlantia.sca.org/wsnlinks/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=528 Atlantian A&S Links: Rebec/Fiddle]

Latest revision as of 05:16, 10 September 2007

A rebec is a stringed instrument, played primarily with a bow, possibly the forerunner of the violin. The body of the rebec is roughly pear-shaped, carved from a solid piece of wood. It seems that most rebecs were made by the musicians who played them.

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