is a percussive string instrument found chiefly in Central Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Greece.
Currently, he studies at the English language LEAF academy in Bratislava and dreams of living in 10 different countries of the world, getting to know new cultures, and constantly learning something new.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.
Winter Jazz 2018 takes you to the depths of the cimbalom
sounds from the far reaches of the galaxy!
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.
191 and 196) should be "Cymbal" (i.e., cimbalom
, the nineteenth-century Hungarian dulcimer).
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.
A hauntingly beautiful, jazz-tinged standout of the collection is "Moishele Mayn Fraynd (Moishe, My Friend)." Performers may enjoy imitating the cimbalom
or dulcimer in "Moshe's Doina" or whirling through the energetic "Lebedik un Freylakh (Lively and Joyful)." Almost all of these arrangements require rhythmic sophistication, particularly for the more active right-hand melodic lines as frequent transitions from eighths to triplets are embellished with additional ornamentation.
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.