Dulcitar

Dulcitar

Dulcitar is one of a great many names used to describe a necked lute instrument with diatonic fretting, based on the Appalachian dulcimer.

Other names used for this instrument include:

History

The earliest attested dulcitars were those made by luthier Homer Ledford, who coined the term "dulcitar" as a portmanteau of "dulcimer" and "guitar".

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