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lyra viol (ˈlɑɪərə)
(Instruments) a lutelike musical instrument popular in the 16th and 17th centuries: the forerunner of the mandolin
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The final three essays - a "comparison and analysis" by Mark Davenport of Lawes's five- and six-part airs, "some observations" about Lawes's lyra-viol
music by Frank Traficante, and the "pedigree" of Lawes's division viol by Annette Otterstedt - add little to Lawes scholarship.
Two further volumes will contain the five-and six-part music, and the contents of the 1609 lyra-viol print.
Its presence in a different arrangement in the 1609 lyra-viol print might be significant in this regard.