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dulcimer

duhl si mer

  • n  a stringed instrument used in American folk music; an elliptical body and a fretted fingerboard and three strings
  • n  a trapezoidal zither whose metal strings are struck with light hammers

  • When Zorba is too full for words, he dances in wild leaps like a trout or unslings his santuri (a kind of dulcimer) and plucks from it the haunting laments of the Levant.
  • From the bare arrangements of acoustic guitar and piano with maybe a hint of dulcimer, to the lyrics "All I really want our love to do Is to bring out the best in me and in .
  • In addition to the fiddle, guitar, dulcimer and psaltery, the Beerses work the "limberjacks" (jointed wooden blocks that are clapped together like castanets, popular in colonial .
News & Articles

  • Things to do Saturday, June 22, 2013
    Music HUNTER WALKER AND SARAH MORGAN: 8 p.m. Free. Dulcimer concert with two dulcimer champions. Blessed Sacrament Church, 305 E St., South Charleston. Call 304-766-0016. JULIE ADAMS AND STEVE HILL: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books...
    June 21, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette
  • Dulcimer Days wraps up contests
    Winners of the 2013 Mid-East Regional Dulcimer Championships Sunday in Roscoe Village are no strangers to the national contest.
    June 17, 2013 - Coshocton Tribune
Quotes

  • Jean Ritchie in Kentucky.com
    I was asked to attend some parties and bring my dulcimer,Ritchie said. "That's the way my so-called career got started. I met Pete and decided he was one of the world's good men. Everything that he was involved in was to make things better...

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