321.1 Bow lutes – Each string has its own flexible carrier.
321.2 Yoke lutes or lyres – The strings are attached to a yoke which lies in the same plane as the sound-table and consists of two arms and a cross-bar.
321.21 Bowl lyres.
321.22 Box lyres.
321.23 Tube lyres.
321.3 Handle lutes – The string bearer is a plain handle.
321.31 Spike lutes.
321.311 Spike bowl lutes.
321.312 Spike box lutes.
321.313 Spike tube lutes.
321.32 Necked lutes
321.321 Necked bowl lute – Mandolin, Balalaika, etc.
321.322 Necked box lutes – Guitar, Violin, etc.
321.323 Necked tube lutes.


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