Mudcat Café message #838698 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #54176   Message #838698
Posted By: GUEST,Astorsen
02-Dec-02 - 04:05 AM
Thread Name: 5 String Fiddles
Subject: RE: 5 String Fiddles
Five string fiddles have a classical ancestor named "quinton" in french. I think it was made in the 19th century. It has been used in classical (romantic) music but it remains one of these 19th century curiosities...

Salut,

JL