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date: 13 December 2019

Don-mìnlocked

  • Gavin Douglas
  • , revised by John Okell

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Trapezoidal box zither of Myanmar. It is possibly related to, but much bigger than, the khim of the Khmer people. It is 80 to 100 cm long and 50 to 60 cm wide, and held on the lap or on a stand. The 14 to 20 tri-chord sets of strings are plucked with metal fingerpicks. It is used like the Burmese harp (...

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