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But near the end of the show, our waitress donned a traditional gown and played the 21-string gayageum, a kind of zither dating back to medieval times, when her Korean ancestors reigned over part of what is now China.
He was joined by the Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vo, a virtuoso on several Vietnamese instruments: a zither; a tunable single-string instrument; a bamboo xylophone; drums; gongs.
He was joined by the Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vo, a virtuoso on several Vietnamese instruments: a zither
Patented in the 1920s, the odd, if not rare instrument, supposedly combines features of both a ukele (though more likely a zither) and a violin.
On Dec. 8, the band and its symphonic friends recorded this third version, which also boasted a raucous timpani part, played by Mr. McCartney, and an Indian zither, played by George Harrison.
QIN (n): A Chinese zither, with strings stretched across a flat box.
LARAAJI’S SLEEP CONCERT Laraaji favors soothing, tinkly sounds — zithers, thumb piano, little bells — and melodies hinting at ancient folk tunes, all growing more consonant with loops and echoes.
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