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Definition of "yangqin" []

  • A Chinese musical instrument, a hammered dulcimer traditionally fitted with bronze strings. (noun)

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Use "yangqin" in a sentence
  • "An eerie tranquillity dominated by Hu Jianbing on sheng (a mouth organ) ceded to buoyant rhythms that airily flitted across vibraphone and pipa (a lute), saxophones and yangqin (a hammered dulcimer), before the work concluded in chilly repose."
  • "Unusually there is a Bach Minuet, transcribed for the Chinese dulcimer, the yangqin, used to accompany a visit to a silk museum."
  • "But the melodies also have the delicate quality of Chinese folk music -- Chahar-Tugchi studied at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, focusing on the yangqin (a Chinese dulcimer)."
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