|NOUN || a zither | zithers |
|SYNO ||cither | zither | zithern|
NOUN article.ind sg | pl
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- The gue is an extinct type of two-stringed bowed lyre or zither from the Shetland Isles.
- Tube zither of Myanmar, carved of wood in the shape of a crocodile with extended head and tail.
- This new popularity for the zither lasted until well into the 1960s with many successful albums during the period from performers such as Karas, Ruth Welcome, and Shirley Abicair.
- Under his influence the zither started to be used in court circles and eventually became identified as the national musical instrument of Bavaria.
- The guitar zither (also chord zither, fretless zither, mandolin zither or harp zither has doubled strings in unison courses producing a more mandolin-like sound.
- The Violinzither or Violinharp is a string instrument of the zither family, invented in 1925 by "Clemens Neuber" in Klingenthal.
- The instrument is very closely related to the one-stringed alapini vina, an instrument which started out a stick zither but became a tube zither like the eka-tantri vina.
- Because of the trough, this can be considered a trough zither. It could also be considered a bar zither. It is too inflexible to be considered a musical bow.
- During her career, Welcome recorded more zither albums than any other zither player.
- The geomungo (also spelled "komungo" or "kŏmun'go") or "hyeongeum" (literally "black zither", also spelled "hyongum" or "hyŏn'gŭm") is a traditional Korean plucked zither with both bridges and frets.
- The name consists of the base word "kantele" (a Finnish zither-like instrument) and the feminising morpheme "-tar" and can be roughly interpreted as "maiden of the kantele" or "zither-daughter", a kind of muse.
- "gourd zither"; Chữ Nôm: [...]), also called độc huyền cầm (獨絃琴, "one-string zither"; the name is only used by the Jing ethnicity in China) is a Vietnamese stringed instrument, in the form of a monochord (one-string) zither.
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