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Pitch, not altitude
High/Low Position
© Frank Ford, 9/1/99; Photos by FF

The high strings on a instrument are the ones which produce the high notes, not those that are located physically above others:

High neck positions are those which produce higher pitched notes:

Only problem is that it means the peghead is at the low end, and the heel is at the high end. If you think too hard on this, you'll get a headache like mine. . .

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