23 Jun 2012

Global Sounds - How Hybrid (Part 4) The Hammered Dulcimer

From Global Sounds, 2:00 pm on 23 June 2012

Megan Collins looks at the hammered dulcimer. Known as the ‘chopping board’ (hackbrett) in Germany, ‘the foreign zither’ (yangqin) in China and the ‘whamadiddle’ in USA the dispersal of the hammered dulcimer from ancient Greece and Iran to the world reads like a hybridity epic.