(1) The mosaics depict a range of fabulous creatures, gods, and heroes, including the four seasons, Orpheus playing a lyre , Perseus and Andromeda, an astrologer, and a Medusa head.(2) Many of the riffs are righteously medieval in tone, but they rework those tripping arpeggios for a scorched-earth rock setting, without a lute, zither or lyre within earshot.(3) It is probable that Fortunatus was here alluding to different varieties of the same plucked string instrument, essentially a lyre .(4) Materials for the Rebec would be much the same as for the harp or lyre , although the Rebec has only three strings.(5) We also had this ├ö├ç├┐wind harp,├ö├ç├û a lyre with gut strings, that we'd de-tuned and stuck out in the wind on the truck.(6) What - to go back to very first principles - is at the heart of an art that is underwritten by no mere etymological coincidence: lyre as musical instrument; lyric as literary text?(7) In a way it was a cross between a lyre , violin and a guitar.(8) This double album is a celebration of the lyre , centuries old, and traditionally the favourite instrument of the Sudan.(9) Thus, only two instruments, the lyre and the zither, are needed.(10) He preferred his social life and his poetry and his lyre .(11) Yes, there is, and some people may not realise that yes, that there was an ancient constellation of the lyre , which was originally called the Lyre of the Pleiades.(12) he plays the lyre(13) The angels are playing a collection of musical instruments, including the harp, tambourine, cymbals, lyre and psaltery.(14) There are models of the first musical instrument that originated in Africa, the Pan flute, and the lyre , a string instrument which is said to have been used by the Spanish in 2,600 BC.(15) she played a note on the lyre(16) In Ireland, however, images of harps show quadrangular instruments, possibly lyres .