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traditional musical instruments [5]click to hear

Collective term for the instruments, current or ancient, that characterize a culture, era or style of music.
traditional musical instruments [5] zither melody strings open strings soundboard fingerboard

zither click to hear

Flat stringed instrument with no neck, associated with the music of Austria and Germany.

melody strings click to hear

Strings of varying length that are plucked with a pick attached to the right thumb to create the melody.

open strings click to hear

Strings with fixed tones, plucked with the fingers of the right hand.

soundboard click to hear

The hollow part of the instrument; it amplifies the sound vibrations produced by the strings.

fingerboard click to hear

Part of the instrument, with or without frets, where the fingers of the left hand are placed to shorten the strings.