Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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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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ACOUSTIC GUITARS

Guitars > Acoustic Guitars
Our Acoustic Guitar section includes all the steel strung, acoustic guitars with and without pickup. Flat top 6 strings, Arch top 6 strings, Gypsy Jazz guitars and 12 strings. The steel string acoustic is suitable for most types of music except Classical and Flamenco. It has a slimmer neck than a Classical guitar and generally h...read more