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HAMMERED DULCIMER

   
Definition: Large trapezoidal zither with many strings in pairs, 3s or 4s stretched over long (sometimes individually moveable) bridges. Played with small wooden or cane hammers. Played in British Isles and North America. Closely related to the Hungarian cymbalom, German/Swiss hackbrett, Iraqi and Iranian santir (probably the origin of all of these), Indian santoor, Korean yangum and Chinese yang qin.

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ASHBURY STRINGED INSTRUMENTS

Professional quality range of Guitars, Basses, Resonators, Ukuleles, Mandolins, Banjos & Fiddles
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Ashbury produces high quality traditional and acoustic instruments, including acoustic and electro acoustic guitars, and bass guitars, autoharps, fiddles, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles. The range is designed for the beginner to semi-professional player, offering very playable instruments with high specifications for the best ...read more