Mudcat Café message #2617827 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #120392   Message #2617827
Posted By: manitas_at_work
24-Apr-09 - 11:53 AM
Thread Name: Clavichord thread
Subject: RE: Clavichord thread
The strings are struck with brass tangents rather than plucked as on a harpsichord. This is what allows the player to maintain contact with the string.