Psalmodikon

 

T I M E L I NE

 

Timeline

English

The timeline could have begun much earlier, but here we narrow it down to the instruments that has been labeled psalmodikon

When

What

around 1820

The teacher and organist Bade invented what we could call The German psalmodikon. However, it was not called a psalmodikon there or at that time

>1822

JW Bruun constructed an instrument and named it Psalmodicon.
He got the idea from a kind of monochord which is not a musical instrument, but used as a tool used by instrumentmakers and for teaching
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<1822

J Dillner improved Bruuns psalmodicon, added a stairshaped fretboard and soundholes. He called it psalmodikon (spelled with a k.

1825

L Roverud improved Bruuns psalmodicon by adding a fretboard with metal frets and a soundhole. He called it salmodikon (spelled with an s, not ps)

1830

JW Bruun constructed the " Psalmodkon-Klaveer", a keyed psalmodikon.