muselars

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Scope note
Flemish virginals having their keyboard placed off-center to the right; consequently the strings are centrally plucked for most of the instruments' range, giving them a distinctive flutelike tone unlike that of any other type of virginal.
muselars
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024