Medieval examples do have the fingerboard , allowing a wide range of notes to be played, however without this piece, the Rebec becomes a five ‘note’ instrument, possibly being used purely as an accompanying drone.
The strings had snapped, the fingerboard was half off, the ornate bridge had shattered and the tailpiece had fallen off.
It has a fairly light basswood body, a knife edge whammy which has three springs tightened down and maple neck with a rosewood fingerboard .
The archlute and the chitarrone or theorbo had, in addition to the strings on the fingerboard , open bass strings on an extended neck with a second pegbox.
So, sometimes I write down names of chords, or I draw little pictures of the guitar fingerboard to show left-hand fingerings.
The pipa is a plucked string instrument with a fretted fingerboard .
It has 19 strings, extra fingerboard and its sound has a unique vibrancy combining the techniques of the sitar, the sarod and the veena.
Pitch is determined by sliding the fingernail against the string rather than pressing it against a fingerboard (like violin).
Joey had his violin on the floor, and he was trying to blow some dust off the fingerboard .
Topher picked up his precious instrument and inspected the fingerboard .