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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.
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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.
   
[[http://www.crab.rutgers.edu/~pbutler/rebec.html#7 The Rebec Page]]
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[http://www.crab.rutgers.edu/~pbutler/rebec.html#7 The Rebec Page] includes working drawings to construct an instrument.

Revision as of 11:15, 28 April 2007

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.

The Rebec Page includes working drawings to construct an instrument.