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Chordophones: Lutes

The term chordophones refers to those musical instruments that produce sounds by creating vibrations of a stretched string that is held stationary at two points. Chordophones are one of the four categories of musical instruments defined by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel and Curt Sachs, published ...

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