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Category:Lyre family instruments

Hornbostel–Sachs 321.2 : Yoke lutes or lyres

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.

Subcategories

This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.