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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 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 made them.
   
 
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Revision as of 23:51, 28 April 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 made them.

External Links

The Rebec Page includes working drawings to construct an instrument.