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Siren Song: Composer Nathan Davis Reveals the Bowed Psaltery and All Its Many Possibilities

February 27, 2024 Strings Magazine
Siren Song: Composer Nathan Davis Reveals the Bowed Psaltery and All Its Many Possibilities
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Siren Song: Composer Nathan Davis Reveals the Bowed Psaltery and All Its Many Possibilities
Feb 27, 2024
Strings Magazine

This story was written by Megan Westberg for the January-February 2024 issue of Strings magazine and is read by the author.

The first thing you have to understand about the bowed psaltery is that it takes the shape of a triangle. A rather acute isosceles triangle, in fact, strung elegantly with a minimum of 32 strings that sing with bright silvery voices...

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This story was written by Megan Westberg for the January-February 2024 issue of Strings magazine and is read by the author.

The first thing you have to understand about the bowed psaltery is that it takes the shape of a triangle. A rather acute isosceles triangle, in fact, strung elegantly with a minimum of 32 strings that sing with bright silvery voices...

Support the Show.