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APPALACHIAN DULCIMER

   
Definition: Name applied to certain musical instruments of the box zither type. Includes Hammered Dulcimer and Appalachian Dulcimer.

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LOW WHISTLES

Wind Instruments > Low Whistles
We normally refer to whistles as low whistles if there is one available an octave higher. The G is the highest pitch commonly sold, so from G downwards we call the big ones Low whistles. The Low Whistle, so popular today as a result of the success Riverdance, was first made in the early 1970s by Bernard Overton, from aluminum tu...read more