Who invented the psaltery?

Answer Psaltery is a generic term for a simple instrument of strings pulled tight by pegs on a plank of wood and played by plucking, striking or with a bow. It is thousands of years old and every major c... Read More »

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What is a psaltery?

A psaltery is a medieval musical instrument. It is comprised of a wooden sound box and strings similar to a zither. The shape of the box and the number of strings are variable.HistoryThere are no k... Read More »

What are psaltery bows made of?

Psaltery bows are made of hardwood and real or synthetic horsehair. You can also use a violin bow to play a bowed psaltery. However, a psaltery bow has an arched shape and less of the hair touches ... Read More »

Who invented invented the vacuum cleaner?

The first upright vacuum cleaner was invented by a janitor in Canton, Ohio- James Spangler in 1907. On June 2, 1908, he received US Patent Number 889,823 for a Carpet Sweeper and Cleaner.

Who invented the bullet train and when was it invented?

Japan's "Bullet Train" was developed by Dr. Hideo Shima (1901 - 1998). Dr. Shima began investigations in 1948 and in 1958 it was decided to go ahead with a new line which followed the Tokaido road... Read More »