Definition of Gittern. Meaning of Gittern. Synonyms of Gittern

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Definition of Gittern

Gittern
Gittern Git"tern, v. i. To play on gittern. --Milton.
Gittern
Gittern Git"tern, n. [OE. giterne, OF. guiterne, ultimately from same source as E. guitar. See Guitar, and cf. Cittern.] An instrument like a guitar. ``Harps, lutes, and giternes.' --Chaucer.

Meaning of Gittern from wikipedia

- The gittern was a relatively small gut strung round-backed instrument that first appears in literature and pictorial representation during the 13th century...
- aspx Baker, Paul. "The Gittern and Citole". Retrieved 4 December 2016. Baker, Paul. "The Gittern and Citole". Retrieved 4 December 2016...
- the medieval instrument vihuela, which evolved from the ancient lute. Gitterns, (small, plucked guitars) were the first small, guitar-like instruments...
- Hinter Gittern – Der Frauenknast (English: "Behind bars - The Women's Prison", in short: HG or HiGi) was a German television series in the form of a soap...
- pick. This gittern or citole with curved sides is illustrated in the medieval musical text the Cantigas de Santa Maria, alongside another gittern, the guitarra...
- the concepts needed to quickly switch to the newly arriving lutes and gitterns. Two possible descendant instrument are the Portuguese guitar and the Corsican...
- short-necked plucked lutes such as the lute, oud, pipa, guitar, citole, gittern, mandore, rubab, and gambus and long-necked plucked lutes such as the tanbura...
- 1330 poem, Libra de Buen Amor by Juan Ruiz, which described the "Moorish gittern" as "cor****nt". The use of the adjective morisca tacked to guitarra may...
- evolution of cl****ical guitars began with the influences of the vihuela and gittern in the sixteenth century and ended with the modern cl****ical guitar in...
- Viol Viola Cello Lira da braccio Contrab**** Violone Lute Theorbo Archlute Gittern Mandore Harp Cittern Vihuela Cornamuse Cromorne Crumhorn Rauschpfeife Recorder...
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