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    giuseppe severini
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    Citola from Benedetto Antelami, Parma, XII century
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    lovely looking stuff - complimenti! - unusual as well - do you have sound samples?

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    Giuseppe: Very nice. Was this based on an instrument in a museum?

    Oh, here is a page on citole. Ah, I see you are referenced, Giuseppe. Scroll waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billkilpatrick View Post
    lovely looking stuff - complimenti! - unusual as well - do you have sound samples?
    Unfortunately I have not

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Garber View Post
    Giuseppe: Very nice. Was this based on an instrument in a museum?
    It is based on Benedetto Antelami's statue (King David) on Battistero del Duomo di Parma, Italy, XII century.

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    Jim,
    Seek and ye shall find.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Garber View Post
    Giuseppe: Very nice. Was this based on an instrument in a museum?

    Oh, here is a page on citole. Ah, I see you are referenced, Giuseppe. Scroll waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay down.
    Fantastic Jim! thank you. I didn't know that!
    Giuse

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