A musical instrument producing sound when taut strings are plucked, struck, or bowed (chordophones). Usually stringed instruments will include several strings tuned to various pitches and some method of amplifying or resonating the sound of the strings such as a sounding board or hollow chamber. Examples of instruments included here are violins, guitars, dulcimers, harps and sitars.

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All Things Strings
[ Mature Teens ] Magazine articles from the print edition of Strings magazine with advice for young musicians about degree courses and scholarship awards.
Banjo Mandolin Ukulele Chords Generator
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Creates chord fingerings for these instruments.
The Celtic Harp Page
FAQ, harp tips, lists of recordings, lessons, links, and webrings.
Chris Peterson Hammered Dulcimer
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Informational page discusses the set-up of the instrument and how it is played.
How to Play the Mandolin
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A mandolin lesson for the beginner, covering how to tune, pick, and learn to play a few tunes.
Jim Bottorff's Banjo Page
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Resources for beginning banjo players including play-along music files and chord charts for dozens of songs.
Rebec Page
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Origin and history of the rebec, construction, playing, tuning, bibliography, and many illustrations.
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