Chapman Stick


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Chapman Stick

(ˈtʃæpmən)
n
(Instruments) an electronically amplified musical instrument with ten or twelve strings and a fretted neck, which is played by striking the strings against the frets with the fingers. Often shortened to: Stick
[C20: named after its inventor, Emmett H. Chapman (born 1936), US guitarist]
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In its place are the following: a chapman stick, an electric musical instrument which is essentially a flat stick with 10 strings that can play chords, melody lines, textures and even bass lines; and an electric zitar (a cross between a sitar and a guitar) played by Aguirre who says it's capable of producing a variety of sounds, from mild to ambient to loud.
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Fergus Marsh plays the Chapman Stick, a kind of combined bass and guitar whose strings are "tapped" with both hands to produce some awesome sounds.