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Members of the zither family, dulcimers come in two main types. As a former teacher, she also found the dulcimer’s history intriguing. “Finding out it is a true American instrument developed in the.

You only really need to hear those few little notes from the distinct sound of the zither to recognize the tune of The Third.

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The local group will be a part of the third North American Zither Gathering next weekend in Davenport. they had a very big club here that had over 100 members during that time-frame. That history.

The guzheng, also known as the Chinese zither, is a 21-string instrument that resembles. The guzheng might seem new or unique to an American audience, but the instrument is commonplace in China.

From autoharp to zither, this colorful read describes. "This is a really cool part of American music history that rose to prominence during the early 1900s in rural areas," explained Cochneuer.

[Photo/Xinhua] The Chinese Guqin, or Chinese zither, has a history of over 3,000 years and it is a representative of Chinese music tradition. Wang Bing, learning the Guqin-making skill from 10 years.

Wang Bing works on Guqin in Zunyi, southwest China’s Guizhou Province, Jan. 7, 2018. The Chinese Guqin, or Chinese zither, has a history of over 3,000 years and it is a representative of Chinese music.

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They talk about the instrument’s history and applications in classical and folk music, how the portability made it possible to bring music into the mountains, the zither’s crossover into the.

Taught by missionaries, she was an adept sight-singer who developed perfect pitch and was proficient in playing the guitar, piano, organ, autoharp and zither. the American music curator at the.

The years from about 1885 to 1930 represent the height of fretless zither production and it became a staple of the American parlor. The idea of the instrument is that you can play a melody on the.

Musical director Donald Ockelmann leads the Davenport Zither Ensemble during a concert Sunday at the German American Heritage Center in Davenport. The origins of the zither, a German stringed.

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It was there that Brian Eno first heard Laraaji play the zither and offered to include his music in. and into her explorations of American history and culture. Her shows often involve some mix of.