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(Hung.).

Dulcimer. It is a large concert instr. (horizontal str. struck with hammers) used in popular mus., by Kodály in his opera Háry János, and by Debussy and other composers, incl. Stravinsky (in Renard and Ragtime). First comp. to use it in symphonic mus. was Mosonyi.

Subjects: Music.


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