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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Other students who were presented as examples of the Dive Maky programme were Terezka Halgasova, a multi-talented girl aged nine whose parents cannot finance her studies but who would like to become a nurse or doctor, and Dalibor Cibua, a cimbalom player aged 15 who would like to study music at the Banska Bystrica conservatory of J.
The makeup of the Ensemble is unrivalled (clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, percussion, accordion, mandolin, guitar, harp, cimbalom, keyboards, cello and double-bass) and is enriched by the dynamism and thirst for experimentation of its musicians.
Music for the series' various locales (including Cairo, London, Madrid, and Turkey) was flavored with exotic instruments such as the Hungarian cimbalom, Spanish guitar, Turkish flutes, and Arabic percussion.
Performers may enjoy imitating the cimbalom or dulcimer in "Moshe's Doina" or whirling through the energetic "Lebedik un Freylakh (Lively and Joyful).
Well, the cimbalom was already onstage so it would have been a shame to miss the chance.
We love experimenting with new instruments and have been working with neolins and a cimbalom player, which was a very rare find and I think that helps us to keep our sound fresh.
Statman began seeking out a number of masters of maqam-based music for lessons, including Armenian kemenche/tar player Andrinik Aroustamian, Mountain Jewish kemenche player Zevulon Avshalomov, Greek cimbalom player Paul Lemberis, a Romanian-Jewish mandolinist named Martin Kalinsky who also played balalaika and domra and later, Epiorti Greek clarinetist (and NEA National Heritage Fellow) Periklis Halkias.
Defamiliarizing noncomic material was another specialty, as when a guest cimbalom player abruptly turned glow-in-the-dark.
The performers, mainly the gypsy, or the Roma, play traditional gypsy tunes and Hungarian folk songs on the violin, contra-bass and cimbalom.
It also includes Richard Grimes, one of a handful of musicians who teach cimbalom - a dulcimer-like stringed instrument.