University of Atlantia

Course Detail

How to Play a Germanic Lyre

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Instructor:
Teleri Barod


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
CA31 May 17, 2014
Crs #:
201
Date:
Sat May 17
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
6/∞
Room:
Tent1
Course Category:
Performing Arts
Track:
No track assigned
Description
A one-hour introduction to the Germanic lyre, the six-stringed instrument played by the Anglo-Saxons, the Norse, and the continental Germanic peoples. Covers a little history, tuning, holding, and sounding the lyre, using plucking and "block and strum" techniques. Cost: $20 if you want to take a lyre home Limit: 6 lyres to share, observers welcome