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Alto Bowed Psaltery / #417

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Price: $290

The soundboard is creamy ASH with a wheat patterned soundhole. The back and sides are pretty curly maple.

The sound is clean, lively and rich. It is medium loud – more on the medium side – anad has a nice mellow tone on the lower end. The upper end is clear and bright.


  • G to G plus extra high note to A and extra low note to F
  • 30 Strings
  • 19 1/2 inches long

This instrument includes:

  • A very easy instruction/ song book
  • Horse hair bow
  • Rosin
  • Tuning wrench
  • A note chart that attaches alongside the strings showing the notes
  • A quality padded nylon case with pocket and 2 carrying straps
  • Extra strings, bows, horse hair, rosin and electronic tuner/pickup are available–see the accessories page

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