cimbalom

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cimbalom

(ˈtsɪmbələm) or

cymbalom

n
(Instruments) a type of dulcimer, esp of Hungary. See dulcimer1
[C19: Hungarian, from Italian cembalo; see cembalo]
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In addition to the spread of cymbalom and hudecka muzika groups in Moravia and in Silesia, there was a renaissance of bagpipe playing in Southwest Bohemia and the stylistic development of musical and choreographic arrangements took place.
For the uninitiated, a cymbalom is a Hungarian dulcimer.
In this case the band is a quartet led by accordionist Alan Bern, with the rest of the band playing a variety of instruments, from violin to clarinet and cymbalom.
Then later, I learned how to play the Hungarian cymbalom, which is a very difficult instrument.
Other influences are present as well - Philip's year-long affiliation with African kora player Amadou Jobarteh is evident on the track "Kora Reminiscence", and the music of the Romanian cymbalom (similar to a hammered dulcimer) is alluded to on "The Gypsy Medley".