plucked instrument

Translations

plucked instrument

n (Mus) → Zupfinstrument nt
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Over two days they worked intensively with Dame Emma and the lute player Jacob Heringman, one of the best modern-day exponents of a plucked instrument that was at the heart of Elizabethan music making.
The kantele is a five-stringed, plucked instrument that's easy to learn and sounds great even for beginners.
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Among the professional players, singer Seeming To, Cellist Femay Wu, flautist Guo Yue and Sun Zhou, on the plucked instrument the Guzheng, were superb.
In his explanation of the musical instruments in Bosch's paintings, for example, Silver equates a psaltery, a plucked instrument, with a dulcimer, which was played with hammers--a comparison akin to calling a harpsichord a piano.
When the lowest "bass" strings on a plucked instrument sound higher than the middle-range strings, serious issues are raised for those who attempt to transcribe tablature for musical sense.
Their most enduring musical legacy was a plucked instrument called an aloud, which was modified by Europeans and rechristened as the lute.
Believe me, it's not everyday you find someone who plays the qanun (a plucked instrument with 73 strings).
Using his custom electric cello, Steven Sharp Nelson was inspired to emulate the sound of the Ehru, a Chinese fiddle, and the Guqin, the Chinese plucked instrument.
Another plucked instrument, the sanxian, went through its paces in Sui Lijun's recollection of his time toiling in the fields, Song of the Black Earth.
Pipa is a traditional Chinese plucked instrument with a long history, which originates from the historical straight-nape Pipa and bent-nape Pipa.
The material is clearly organized into the following categories: cello unaccompanied, cello and keyboard (piano, harpsichord, organ), cello and plucked instrument (harp, guitar), cello and percussion, cello and tape or electronics (with or without accompanying acoustic instruments), cello and orchestra or ensemble (orchestra, chamber orchestra, string orchestra, 10-19 miscellaneous accompanying instruments, 2-9 miscellaneous accompanying instruments), cello and accordion, cello with non-Western instrumental accompaniment, cello with noninstrumental accompaniment, and cello with miscellaneous accompaniment.