Origin of chanterelle
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Praetorius calls this an octave lute, with the chanterelle C or D.
It had from four to eight courses of strings, the chanterelle or melody string being single and the others in pairs of unisons.
The chanterelle does not lie over the finger-board and is always played open by the thumb.
In the tables of accordance here given, the chanterelle is indicated by a X.
The night I heard him he played the Mendelssohn concerto, and at the beginning of the slow movement his chanterelle broke.Unicorns|James Huneker