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gusla

(ˈɡuːslə)
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(Instruments) a Balkan single-stringed musical instrument that is played with a bow
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I quickly shifted my hand position a fraction-of-an-inch to the left and lifted down a gusle, a bowed lute roughly 60 cm long with one (or less commonly two) strings.
Montenegro is well known for its epic poems from the past usually sung with the accompaniment of an ancient instrument called the gusle.
Titles in the first installment include: Revista Musical Catalano (Barcelona, 1904-1923), Gusle (Zagreb, 1892), Glazba (Zagreb, 1893), Dalibor.
Merimee's La Guzla (The Gusle, a stringed instrument of the Balkans; 1827) poses as a translation of "authentic" Illyrian folk ballads and tales, including the (fictional) collector's first-person account of an encounter with a vampire; however, with one or two exceptions, the entire collection was authored by Merimee himself.
He addresses myths about the "national spiritual and cultural space" and the alleged unity between the Balkan peoples and the soil upon which they live; cults of national tongue and national poets; and the epic tradition and its symbol, the musical instrument called the gusle, among other topics.
GUSLE (Goos leh)--a Serbian folk instrument with one string.
For, as he explicitly says, even these blind singers as the only oral singers in the Srem region needed to learn how to perform orally with the accompaniment of the gusle pa i oni moraju uciti uz nji udarati.
Often, when he was full of local brandy, he would relax a little, reach up from his little table near the bar and grab the gusle - a single-stringed instrument popular across the Balkans - off the wall.
and I pick up the gusle [the accompanying instrument]--"Mustajbey of
Likewise the renaissance of the interest in the gusle singing and the invasion of discourse of the local politicians by the folklore motives?
A gusle is a simple fiddle with one string made of a strand of horsehair, often used in accompanying epic or narrative songs.
guslarplural guslariSerbo-Croatian guslar, a derivative of gusle single-stringed fiddle