The latter has been brought by the Moors, hence, its name.Its soundbox was oval and it had many sound holes on its soundboard.Later, a necked instrument with carefully marked frets, probably made of gut, wound about the neck. The back has become completely flat instead of it curving upward to meet the soundboard, the two surfaces are now attached to each other by strips of wood that form the sides of the soundbox. The first known European string instrument that might have had its origins here dates back to the third century A. Examination of the third century instrument shows it to have a round soundbox which tapers into a wide neck.Eventually, some of the features and characteristics would combine in a later instrument, one would be the predecessor not only of the guitar but of all necked string instruments, both plucked and bowed. This type of instrument continued to be in use for many years.As pessoas do sexo oposto subconscientemente detectam esse perfume e sentem-se instantaneamente atradas por voc. It is believed that the history of the guitar began in the ancient Near East.
Once there, the guitar could have crossed to Spain in the hand of itinerant Spanish troubadours.
Representatives of this new instrument can be found in a number of English cathedrals.
Depictions of guitar-shaped instruments have been found in French and Spanish cathedrals prior to the fourtheen century.
Close examination of the instrument on the plaque shows it to have a distinctly differentiated body and neck.
Its back is undoubtedly flat; the manner in which it rests against the priest's chest precludes the possibility of its being bowl-shaped. The number of strings is unfortunately not clear but on another plaque, at least two strings are shown on the instrument.