This was posted on a web site advertising various music work shops from Apple Mt.
What is a Bowed Psaltery? Come find out and learn the basics of this intriguing instrument, also known as the "poor man's fiddle." You will learn basic bowing techniques as well as a couple of songs. This instrument is easy to learn and easy to play! So bring your Bowed Psaltery if you have one. Don't have one? We will have a limited number available for the class!
I have never heard the bowed psaltery referred to as the "poor man's fiddle" Have any of you? What else have you heard it called?