Mudcat Café message #1015621 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62745   Message #1015621
Posted By: M.Ted
09-Sep-03 - 02:31 PM
Thread Name: How old are steel strings?
Subject: RE: How old are steel strings?
Murray, is a fine person,with musical taste is of the highest order and a taste for the best coffee--however, his speculations fail to account for the fact that the piano and its predecessors use and have used metal strings--the Persian Santur, which we tend to call a hammered dulcimer, has been around since the tenth century, as far as I know, it has always been strung with wire--