Here you will find articles relating to bowed stringed instrument history, iconography and historically informed performance practice.
- Pearce, Barry. “The Specification of Stringed Instrument String Configurations.” FoMRHI Quarterly 140 Comm-2085 (March 2018): 46–47.
This article describes a compact and concise method of specifying string configurations such as bourdons, courses, single and sympathetic strings. The specification is database friendly and can easily be searched. This article aims to help move towards a common standard for use in organology and morphology.