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date: 19 November 2019

Rgyud-manglocked

  • Mireille Helffer

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Hammered dulcimer of Tibet. The term, meaning ‘with many strings’, was adopted in Tibet to designate the Chinese yangqin. The instrument has a trapezoidal soundbox, and a soundboard with straight bridges bearing wire strings struck by soft-tipped beaters. Those used by Tibetans in exile have 14 or 16 bichords, struck with bamboo sticks. They are used in ensembles with ...

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