Category:Lyre family instruments

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321.2: Instruments in which the string is attached to a yoke that consists of a cross-bar and two arms, with the yoke lying in the same plane as the sound-table (Category:Lyre family instruments or yoke lutes)

This category concerns instruments of the Ancient Greek lyre family (a plucked string instrument with no fingerboard, having strings running parallel to the soundboard tied on a yoke a the upper end of the instrument) and instruments having the same characteristics.

For other instruments also sometimes called lyres but belonging to other organological families (Byzantine lyra, Pontic lyra, Constantinopolitan lyra, Cretan lyra, lira da braccio, Calabrian lira, lijerica, lyra viol, lirone, etc), see Category:Bowed lutes.

yoke lute 
class of musical instruments
Instance of class of instruments
Subclass of lute
Part of MIMO's classification of musical instrument,
Guizzi's classification of musical instruments
Authority control
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liuti a giogo (it); yoke lute (en); luths à jougs (fr); Leier (de) classe di strumenti musicali (it); Musikinstrument (de); class of musical instruments (en) lire (it); lyre family instrument, lyre (en); lyres (fr); Jochlauten (de)


This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.