A trapezoidal instrument of the zither family. Strings, which are stretched over a soundboard, are hit by hammers. Hammered dulcimers are found in many parts of the world and include the dulcymore, salterio, tsimbal, tsimbaly, santour, yang q'in, hackbrett and cimbalom.
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Chris Peterson Hammered Dulcimer
Informational page discusses the set-up of the instrument and how it is played.
Hammered Dulcimers and Other Acoustic Instruments
MIDI music, performers, workshops, festivals, mailing lists, and links.
The Kitchen Musician's Hammered Dulcimer Site
Instrument tips, history, CDs, articles, books, shopping, downloads, and links.
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